Talk:Popovtsy

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Questions

  • Who are nikonitans?
Those following the Nikonian reforms.
  • Is myrrhon the same as myrrh?
Yes. Chrism, specifically.
  • Popovtsy do, up to this day, receive "nikonitans" who have been properly baptized with myrrhon, whereas the priestless always baptize converts including Popovtsy. -- What does priestless mean here? Bespopovtsy? (cf. Old Believers)

--magda 14:28, 22 Apr 2005 (CDT)

Yes, the Bespopovtsy, which literally means "priestless." --Rdr. Andrew 14:30, 22 Apr 2005 (CDT)