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All-Union Council of Evangelical Christian-Baptists
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emerged in the Tsarist Russia of the 19th century from mainly three groups: 1. The “Molocans,” called “milk-drinkers,” because they drank milk on days of fasting; a spiritualist Russia; Nikita Voronin was baptized in 1867 by the Latvian Baptist Martin K. Kalweit. The new Molocans, later called Evangelical Christians, were under the leadership of Ivan Prochanow. 2. The “Hours” movement (“hour-keepers,” German-Reformed colony in Odessa) of German immigrants. Vasilii Pavlov of Tiflis studied with the German Baptist J.G. Oncken and attempted to join the Evangel…

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Parker, G. Keith, “All-Union Council of Evangelical Christian-Baptists”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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