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PEID: 9304

ROP: 106729

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Filipino, Muslim

Language: Molbog - (pwm)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Philippines

Population: 8,700

Global Population: 24,700

PEID: 9304

ROP: 106729

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Molbog of Malaysia, numbering 8,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Filipino, Muslim people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 24,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Molbog. The primary religion practiced by the Molbog 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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