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How we are different than other sites

So, we have a brand new About page. On that page, it says: Christianity - Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for committed Christians, experts in Christianity and those interested in ...
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Nontraditional / nonorthodox Christianity AKA Christianity with no dogma

How do we allow answers from Christian denominations which have no dogma? It would be difficult to source these answers. Unlike orthodox Christianity, the religions dogma / rules are from within you ...
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What is “mainstream Christianity”?

This is an attempt at discussing what manifestations of Christianity are the subject of study for this site. I'm throwing stuff out for discussion. I also realize that may / will probably conflict ...
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Are exploratory questions (i.e. ones that develop new theology) off topic?

Since the very early days of this site, I have been fairly outspoken in my opinion that this is not (and should be made to be) an appropriate replacement for churches in researching, formulating and ...
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Is it appropriate to post your personal fringe beliefs just because you give them a name?

Certain persons have taken to posting their own unique and fringe beliefs and interpretations, and have come up with a label for them in order to present them as if they weren't personal theories. ...
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How should we handle “List Questions”

Recently we had a question that was closed, and two reasons for closing it were cited. One of the reasons was that it was a "list question" and therefore not a real question or not constructive. I'm ...
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Does “faq” sometimes mean “recommended reading”?

Out of curiosity, I sorted the meta questions by votes just now, and saw that many of our great meta posts (ones that I would consider recommended reading for new users) are not tagged faq. Yet, some ...
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General guideline for avoiding the “Truth question” issue

We still continue to have users struggle to understand why some questions get closed as opinion-based, or "off topic because general philosophical questions". I know we've got a bunch of Meta posts ...
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Should C.SE. start allowing “personal opinion”, the alternative to “identifiable position”?

Are there any good reasons to start allowing personal opinion? Is PO the alternative usually being advocated when users oppose a policy on "identifiable position"?
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Should deletion be used less?

There is currently a discussion about whether to adopt guidelines to discourage certain problematic posts (be they questions or answers). Anyone having enough rep for meta can participate in that ...
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What should we do with answers that don't meet the minimum threshhold of Christian *group*?

One "feature" of Stack Exchange is that it is just as easy to post a "wrong" answer as it is a right one. The beauty of crowd-sourcing is that many eyeballs should push the "cream" to the top and ...