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n.1.One who comes out or withdraws from a religious or other organization; a radical reformer.
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Chapters 7-10 contain thematic presentations of what Brackney believes to be the essential categories in the creation of a Baptist identity in North America--separationism or "the come-outer tradition" (146); the uniqueness of the African American Baptist experience; the missionary impulse; and concern for social issues.
A New England branch culture settled the Willamette Valley of Oregon and the Great Salt Lake Basin, where Mormons evolved from a come-outer sect into a people who sprawled beyond Utah's eventual borders.