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Adj.1.set-apart - being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart feeling"
separate - independent; not united or joint; "a problem consisting of two separate issues"; "they went their separate ways"; "formed a separate church"
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Making disciples should be an activity of every disciple's everyday life, not the special task of set-apart people.
I think it would be fair to say that Hauerwas's primary Christian aim in the public square is not to transform liberalism, rather the aim is to call Christians back to a peaceable faithfulness that only makes sense inside the set-apart community of Christian "resident aliens." In Hauerwas's view, the first responsibility of the church is to be itself against the encroachment of the dominant liberal moral ethos in contemporary American society.
For example, in a sermon on Acts 13 to the Wartburg Seminary community at the beginning of the academic year in 1988, Roger spoke about the seminary being a "set-apart and a sending-out community." The seminary sends its graduates off with all the preparation they can muster.