Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth?


According to Eric Kaufmann, religion is proving more robust than many predicted. Religious women bear more children than secular women and the most fertile regions of the world happen to be the most religious. Using Israel as a case study, this talk will show how quickly demography can lead to desecularisation.

Eric Kaufmann is a professor of Politics at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth? and several other books. He has written for Newsweek International, Foreign Policy and Prospect magazines, and blogs regularly at Huffington Post.

Greenbelt Talks