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Religions 2012, 3(2), 183-190; doi:10.3390/rel3020183
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Spiritual Exemplars: An Introduction

Received: 12 March 2012; in revised form: 27 March 2012 / Accepted: 31 March 2012 / Published: 10 April 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Spiritual Exemplars)
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Abstract: This essay introduces the special issue, provides criteria for evaluating spiritual exemplars, presents a case study to illustrate how spiritual exemplars can extend our knowledge of spiritual development, and makes important distinctions between types of exemplars and between positive and pathological spirituality.
Keywords: spiritual exemplars; criteria for evaluating; spiritual development; noble purpose; patterns of faith; spiritual pathology spiritual exemplars; criteria for evaluating; spiritual development; noble purpose; patterns of faith; spiritual pathology
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Scarlett, W.G. Spiritual Exemplars: An Introduction. Religions 2012, 3, 183-190.

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Scarlett WG. Spiritual Exemplars: An Introduction. Religions. 2012; 3(2):183-190.

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Scarlett, W. George. 2012. "Spiritual Exemplars: An Introduction." Religions 3, no. 2: 183-190.

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