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There is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion . [1] [2] It may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views , texts , sanctified places , prophesies , ethics , or organizations , that relate humanity to the supernatural , transcendental , or spiritual .

There are an estimated 10,000 distinct religions worldwide, [9] but about 84% of the world's population is affiliated with one of the five largest religions, namely Christianity , Islam , Hinduism , Buddhism or forms of folk religion . [10] The religiously unaffiliated demographic includes those who do not identify with any particular religion, atheists and agnostics . While the religiously unaffiliated have grown globally, many of the religiously unaffiliated still have various religious beliefs. [11]

The study of religion encompasses a wide variety of academic disciplines, including theology , comparative religion and social scientific studies. Theories of religion offer various explanations for the origins and workings of religion.

There is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion . [1] [2] It may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views , texts , sanctified places , prophesies , ethics , or organizations , that relate humanity to the supernatural , transcendental , or spiritual .

There are an estimated 10,000 distinct religions worldwide, [9] but about 84% of the world's population is affiliated with one of the five largest religions, namely Christianity , Islam , Hinduism , Buddhism or forms of folk religion . [10] The religiously unaffiliated demographic includes those who do not identify with any particular religion, atheists and agnostics . While the religiously unaffiliated have grown globally, many of the religiously unaffiliated still have various religious beliefs. [11]

The study of religion encompasses a wide variety of academic disciplines, including theology , comparative religion and social scientific studies. Theories of religion offer various explanations for the origins and workings of religion.

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The religious profile of the world is rapidly changing, driven primarily by differences in fertility rates and the size of youth populations among the world’s major religions, as well as by people switching faiths. Over the next four decades, Christians will remain the largest religious group, but Islam will grow faster than any other major religion. If current trends continue, by 2050 …

These are among the global religious trends highlighted in new demographic projections by the Pew Research Center. The projections take into account the current size and geographic distribution of the world’s major religions, age differences, fertility and mortality rates, international migration and patterns in conversion.

There is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion . [1] [2] It may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views , texts , sanctified places , prophesies , ethics , or organizations , that relate humanity to the supernatural , transcendental , or spiritual .

There are an estimated 10,000 distinct religions worldwide, [9] but about 84% of the world's population is affiliated with one of the five largest religions, namely Christianity , Islam , Hinduism , Buddhism or forms of folk religion . [10] The religiously unaffiliated demographic includes those who do not identify with any particular religion, atheists and agnostics . While the religiously unaffiliated have grown globally, many of the religiously unaffiliated still have various religious beliefs. [11]

The study of religion encompasses a wide variety of academic disciplines, including theology , comparative religion and social scientific studies. Theories of religion offer various explanations for the origins and workings of religion.

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The religious profile of the world is rapidly changing, driven primarily by differences in fertility rates and the size of youth populations among the world’s major religions, as well as by people switching faiths. Over the next four decades, Christians will remain the largest religious group, but Islam will grow faster than any other major religion. If current trends continue, by 2050 …

These are among the global religious trends highlighted in new demographic projections by the Pew Research Center. The projections take into account the current size and geographic distribution of the world’s major religions, age differences, fertility and mortality rates, international migration and patterns in conversion.

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Since EU4 first came out many of its featured religions have been further developed and fleshed out with unique mechanics.

Catholics must contend with the intricacies of the Papacy system. The Catholic hierarchy is led by the Pope and includes cardinals and bishops. In Europa Universalis IV, this is represented by the Curia—the system of reserved positions used to designate the administrative apparatus of the Roman Catholic Church, and more specifically, the Holy See.

There is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion . [1] [2] It may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, world views , texts , sanctified places , prophesies , ethics , or organizations , that relate humanity to the supernatural , transcendental , or spiritual .

There are an estimated 10,000 distinct religions worldwide, [9] but about 84% of the world's population is affiliated with one of the five largest religions, namely Christianity , Islam , Hinduism , Buddhism or forms of folk religion . [10] The religiously unaffiliated demographic includes those who do not identify with any particular religion, atheists and agnostics . While the religiously unaffiliated have grown globally, many of the religiously unaffiliated still have various religious beliefs. [11]

The study of religion encompasses a wide variety of academic disciplines, including theology , comparative religion and social scientific studies. Theories of religion offer various explanations for the origins and workings of religion.

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The religious profile of the world is rapidly changing, driven primarily by differences in fertility rates and the size of youth populations among the world’s major religions, as well as by people switching faiths. Over the next four decades, Christians will remain the largest religious group, but Islam will grow faster than any other major religion. If current trends continue, by 2050 …

These are among the global religious trends highlighted in new demographic projections by the Pew Research Center. The projections take into account the current size and geographic distribution of the world’s major religions, age differences, fertility and mortality rates, international migration and patterns in conversion.

This article may contain outdated information that is inaccurate for the current version of the game. It was last updated for 1.23.

Since EU4 first came out many of its featured religions have been further developed and fleshed out with unique mechanics.

Catholics must contend with the intricacies of the Papacy system. The Catholic hierarchy is led by the Pope and includes cardinals and bishops. In Europa Universalis IV, this is represented by the Curia—the system of reserved positions used to designate the administrative apparatus of the Roman Catholic Church, and more specifically, the Holy See.

Is there a relation between religion, sex and the number of babies per woman? In this TED talk from Doha, Qatar, Hans Rosling discusses this delicate topic and explains the main reason why the world population will increase with another 3 billion people.
The chart in the presentation is available here .

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