Religions that survived because of historical military conquests

In pre-modern times, religion and warfare were often closely connected, and this connection has had a major impact on world history as well as on the world we know today.

William J. Hamblin is Professor of History at Brigham Young University,
 specializing in the ancient and medieval Near East. His first novel The Book of Malchus, (co-
authored with Neil Newell) was published in 2010.