Data analysis finds population with no religion will shrink while number of Muslims and Christians is expected to grow. The analysis points to modest but significant demographic shifts in religious affiliation over the coming decades, as populations in the global south continue to grow rapidly and Christian populations in Europe age and die. That is set to change, owing to the relatively young age profile of Muslims and their higher fertility rates. Between and , slightly more babies million will be born to Muslims than to Christians million. Between and , the gap is expected to widen to 6 million — m births to Muslims, and m to Christians. Meanwhile, deaths among Christians in Europe are far outstripping births.
Islam set to become world's largest religion by 2075, study suggests
Spread of Islam - Wikipedia
Rite and Reason: Analysts who are picking over the recent Madrid bombings refer to the lessons to be learnt by Bush and Blair. But to assume that Spain is a target of al-Qaeda and fundamentalist Islam only as a result of her involvement in the coalition formed to remove Saddam Hussein from Iraq or as a result of western colonial dictates, or even Zionism, flies in the face of historical and political reality. There are much older scores to be settled. Al-Qaeda is spearheading Islam's third attemptin history at worldwide "submission" and totaldomination, argues Susan Philips.
The Quiet Revolution: Islam’s Search for World Dominance
One of the reasons is that it is the quiet way that Muslims are attempting to make new converts to Islam especially in the West. They like to compare it to a story that is popular in the Middle East. It goes like this:. An Arab was making a long trip across the desert. During the day the heat can be scorching, but at night it can get bitter cold.
The terms Muslim world and Islamic world commonly refer to the Islamic community , which is also known as the Ummah. This consists of all those who adhere to the religion of Islam ,  or to societies where Islam is practiced. The history of the Muslim world spans about 1, years and includes a variety of socio-political developments, as well as advances in the arts, science, philosophy, and technology, particularly during the Islamic Golden Age. All Muslims look for guidance to the Quran and believe in the prophetic mission of Muhammad , but disagreements on other matters have led to the appearance of different religious schools of thought and sects within Islam.