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PEID: 15075

ROP: 101283

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Bari - (bfa)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism

Country: Uganda

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa); South Sudan; United States

Population: 125,000

Global Population: 763,000

PEID: 15075

ROP: 101283

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Bari of Uganda, numbering 125,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 763,000 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Bari. The primary religion practiced by the Bari is Neo-Pentecostalism, a movement characterized by manifestations in non-Pentecostal churches of what have been traditionally categorized as Pentecostal experiences, frequently combined with prosperity gospel theology.

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