• PEOPLE NAME: MORU OF SOUTH SUDAN

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PEID: 42500

ROP: 106811

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Sudanic

Language: Moru - (mgd)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: South Sudan

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa); Uganda; United States

Population: 198,000

Global Population: 237,500


PEID: 42500

ROP: 106811

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Moru of South Sudan, numbering 198,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Sudanic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 237,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Moru. The primary religion practiced by the Moru is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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