Progress Planet

Blog

Religion and Babies: What is the Fastest Growing Religion?

August 30, 2012 by Eliza Wood in Blog, World Religion with 0 Comments

We hear a lot about the powerful influences religion has on human reproduction. Sometimes we hear the most alarming things about the fact that Islam is outpacing everyone else in Europe by birthrate alone. I just read an article that confirms that the name Mohammed (with its various spellings) is the number one boy’s name in England right now.

With the strict policy of no birth control, are the world’s Roman Catholics reproducing at higher rates or at about the same rate as Muslims?

If you want to see some really surprising facts, check out this Hans Rosling talk at the TEDxSummit in Doha, Qatar. When he explains population growth and religion, everything makes a lot more sense…

Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*


*

Follow and Like Us:

Friend me on FacebookFollow me on TwitterAdd me to your circlesWatch me on YouTubeMy photostream on FlickrRSS Feed

Subscribe to the blog!

Watch the Trailer


FREE eBook: The Tale of Queen Jehan

The Tale of Queen Jehan And The Three Kingdoms is a beautifully illustrated children’s book that teaches racial, ethnic and religious cooperation through metaphor.

Click here to get the FREE eBook


Meet the founder

Español

What is Progress Planet?

Progress Planet is a place where some of the top religion writers and
thinkers in religion, spirituality and faith come together to exchange
ideas in a non-partisan setting.  

Often our deep content is on the forefront of religious journalism. Regularly, our breadth of content spans the larger world of religion, emerging trends and traditional and critical explorations into scriptures.  Sometimes, our content can stir up controversies.  And always, we strive to make Progress Planet a place where bloggers and users want to come and contribute to important conversations.  Visitors to Progress Planet can count on finding thought leadership, powerful resources, inspiration and support.