Though many resisted name hijacking, the false identity transformation was gradually adopted until it passed a tipping-point by W. II, probably because: Let's heal the fear, lies, and shame. The false label confuses histories of diverse faiths which are not Molokan, and should not be used except for actual Molokane.
Selling Dukh-i-zhizniki or Pryguny as Molokane is false advertising.
Doukhobors in Canada have a similar problem.(28) Can you imagine working with someone who has very little vocabulary and refuses to learn any new words?
* The term "Spiritual Christianity" (Russian: dukhovnoe khristianstvo) specifically refers to "Russian folk Protestantism," not all of the 100 types of sectarians (Russian: sektanty).
The phrase was used by Molokane to and other heretics to describe themselves, and was popularized in scientific literature by Moscow Professor Alexander Ilyich Klibanov (1910-1994), a historian, religious scholar, and pioneering researcher of religious and social movements in Russia.
What about a doctor who diagnoses every ailment the same and always prescribes one remedy?
But you trust the religious elders, journalists and professors who only know one term and definition for ....
Can you imagine someone who calls everyone "dude," never learning peoples' real names?
Wouldn't life be so much simpler if we just all call everyone "dude"? Many habitually continue a mistake to be consistent with previous mistakes, to not confuse the listener-reader.
Molokane today have a central hierarchy (a bureaucracy), published contacts and content on the Internet, meetings, conventions, buildings, interfaith representation, and a long a history of publications in Russia.