Registry of Religions (ROR)

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This page documents the Registry of Religions (ROR) of the Harvest Information System (HIS).

The Editor and Steward of the Registry of Religions is Ted BergmanSIL.

The function of the Registry of Religions (ROR) is to provide standardized codes for identifying religions practiced in the world today. The current candidate Registry of Religions consists of the following tables:

  • ROR_Religion (ROR3) – contains code, Name (Practitioner), Name (Religion), Definitions/Notes
  • ROR_Subdivision (ROR4) – contains code, ROR3, Name (Practitioner), Name (Religion), Definitions/Notes
  • ROR_Modifier – contains code, Name, Definitions/Notes
  • Cross_Reference – contains codes showing how Joshua Project, Operation World, and the World Christian Database categorize religion