Written by John Burton

Development and Cultural Genocide in the Sudan

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This article (1991) argues that the al-Bashir government in Khartoum is characterised by political hegemony, economic disarray, cultural bias, and explicit racism, and that it has been carrying out a policy of genocide against the Nilotic-speaking peoples of the Southern Sudan, known to the external world as the Shilluk, Dinka, Nuer, and Atuot. link to…

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Christians, Colonists, and Conversion: A View from the Nilotic Sudan.

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This article is an attempt to examine a number of interrelated factors which can be cited to account for the relative failure of evangelical Christianity in three pastoral, Nilotic-speaking communities of the southern Sudan, the Dinka, Nuer, and Atuot. The social context of missions was largely created by the British colonial presence, so that it…

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