Someone who has backslidden or left The Family. Historically, departees were shown great distrust and disrespect and often treated as de facto enemies. Backsliding is also used to indicate a lowering of disciple status, for example from TRFer to IRFer status.
- Sorry, Judas! – It’s Too Late To Quit! – The Dangers of Backsliding! – NRS 16 (4 pages, 1.6MB), DFO 772, 1979-01-24
- God's Vomit! --The Lukewarm Backslider! (5 pages, 1.2MB), DFO 1652, 1983-09 (purged version)
See also: Apostate, Villification, Enemy, Wolf