The Molokans are a "Biblically-centered" religious movement, among Russian peasants (serfs), who broke away from the Russian Orthodox Church in the 1550s. Molokans denied the Czar's divine right to rule and rejected icons, they also reject the Trinity as outlined by the Nicene Creed and the, Orthodox fasts, military service, the eating of unclean foods, and other practices, including water baptism.

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Molokan - Wikipedia
Online encyclopedia entry about the history and beliefs of this Christian religious movement, which began in the 1550s among Russian peasants who broke away from the Russian Orthodox Church.
The Molokan Home Page
Information about the history, culture, and religion of this group of Bible-centered Christians that evolved from Russian peasants who rejected the Russian Orthodox Church in the 1600s. Includes numerous links.
The Molokan Network
Online forum for discussion of Molokan and related Russian heritage.
Molokans Around the World
A large collection of online resources about the Molokans, including history, culture, persecution, and current situation in places including Russia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan.
Today in History: September 14
The second half of this page at the Library of Congress is dedicated to the Molokans, particularly those who immigrated to California. With photos and links to further resources.
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