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Arab, Tunisian in United States

Arab, Tunisian

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
7,400 Arabic, South Levantine Spoken Islam 2.00 % 1.00 % No   

Arab, Tunisian in United States

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Introduction / History
The Tunisians in America live mainly on the west coast and in the northeast and the southeast of the country. They speak Arabic, English and French. Their main religion is Islam and some of them are Christians. Some are not religious.

There was little immigration by Tunisians to America before 1960 until the Peace Corps and Amideast volunteers came. In 1981, the Technology Transfer Programme began and was there to help Tunisia with technology to help their economy. Through this, Tunisians had the chance to come to America to study.

Late last century more Tunisians came to live in America. At that time a Tunisian American community came into being and it coincided with the growth of the internet. Their Tunisian Community Centre began and their website became much used. This organization has events for the community that helps more to be known about Tunisia and helps with literacy.

Prayer Points
* Pray that Tunisian and American Christians will give these Tunisians the gospel, leading them to Salvation.
* Pray that the internet will be used to bring Tunisians to Jesus Christ.
* Pray for completion of Bible translation in this people group's primary language.

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Country: United States
Continent: North America
Region: America, North and Caribbean
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Arab, Tunisian
People Name General: Arab, Tunisian
Alternate People Names:
Tunisian Arab
ROP3 Code: 110285
Joshua Project People ID: 15641
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 7,400
Population all Countries: 11,113,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Arab, Maghreb
People Name General: Arab, Tunisian
Ethnic Code: CMT30
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Arabic, South Levantine Spoken (7,400 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): ajp    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity2.00 %(Evangelical: 1.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam98.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1940-1973
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsArabic Bibles Online
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Film / VideoGod's Way: 10. Isa & the Victory Over De ...
Film / VideoGod's Way: 6. Musa & the Blood of Sacrif ...
Film / VideoGod's Way: 6. Musa & the Blood of Sacrif ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Arabic, South Levant ...
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
 
 
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