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Deaf in Denmark

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
12,000 Danish Sign Language Christianity 85.29 % Unknown No No   

Deaf in Denmark

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Introduction / History
The Danish government provides classes for parents of newly diagnosed Deaf infants and children with a full range of medical and audio logical options for Deaf. There are many schools for the Deaf and Danish sign language is recognized as being the key to educating Deaf There are scores of vocational training for Deaf adults as well as hearing aids and special communication devices provided for Deaf. This socialistic government provides for the physical wellbeing of Deaf , which often leads to apathy and hopelessness.

The Evangelical Lutheran church is doing a translation of selected portions of scripture and the missal readings done in the Lutheran Church service. The book of Luke was just dedicated in February 2013 with Queen Margrethe at the celebration which took place in the Danish Deaf Church in Copenhagen. In spite of all of these advantages, many Danish Deaf are apathetic towards God in the pursuit of materialistic and worldly possessions and hobbies. A revival is needed to show the Deaf their spiritual need for God. Chronological Bible Storying has been taught by Deaf Opportunity Out Reach (D.O.O.R.) to several Danish Deaf in hopes that Storying will turn the hearts of many Deaf from worldly pursuits to a vital relationship with God.

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Country: Denmark
Continent: Europe
Region: Western Europe
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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People Name in Country: Deaf
People Name General: Deaf
ROP3 Code: 114916
Joshua Project People ID: 19007
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 12,000
Population all Countries: 46,464,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Deaf
People Cluster: Deaf
People Name General: Deaf
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Primary Language: Danish Sign Language (12,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): dsl    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.40 % 
Christianity85.29 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions0.15 % 
Hinduism0.21 % 
Islam4.10 % 
Non-Religious9.81 % 
Other / Small0.04 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
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Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a larger relative representation among all who claim to be Christians.
Least-Reached: No
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: 2013
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
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