• PEOPLE NAME: MASLAM OF CHAD


PEID: 11405

ROP: 106388

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Maslam - (msv)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Chad

Also found in: Cameroon

Population: 1,000

Global Population: 1,350


PEID: 11405

ROP: 106388

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Maslam of Chad, numbering 1,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,350 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Maslam. The primary religion practiced by the Maslam is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.


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