The global decline of atheism

Absolutely wonderful news! Praise God!

The Isaiah 53:5 Project

Many of this blog’s detractors seem to be delighted by the “fact” that religion’s days are numbered…

Are they?

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In 2011, the American Spectator declared concerning research published in the International Bulletin of Missionary Research:

“The report estimates about 80,000 new Christians every day, 79,000 new Muslims every day, and 300 fewer atheists every day. These atheists are presumably disproportionately represented in the West, while religion is thriving in the Global South, where charismatic Christianity is exploding.”

In 2009, the book A Skeptics Guide to Atheism indicated:

“A worldwide poll taken in 1991 put the global figure for atheists at just 4.4% of the population. By 2006 it was estimated that only 2% of the world population were atheists.”

In 2012 an article entitled Atheism in Decline by Nigel Tomes declared:

“The IBMR publishes yearly figures for religions (and non religions) around the globe. Their latest numbers, hot off…

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