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2013 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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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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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Guidelines toward a polite, academic tone

Because of the strong feelings associated with much of the subject matter at Christianity SE, the need for a polite, academic tone is particularly important. However, some people coming to Stack ...
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We can't handle the truth

As new members join a site called "Christianity," it is understandably common that many will ask the sorts of questions that would be asked of a pastor, in a church Bible study, or over a cup of ...
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Newcomers: Be patient. You will get there if you follow our direction. Keep trying

To the newcomers: I am thrilled that you have come to this site. I am excited that you want to spend time contributing to this site, and even more so that you want to learn more about Christianity. ...
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Anyone care to share templated comments?

I use the AutoReviewComment user script so that it actually pops up for me in the comment box and allows me to choose what to say to users. I recently shared all of my templated comments for import ...
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Is it valid to ask if "Christianity" teaches anything?

This is intended to be an aid to people that ask "What does Christianity say about X" and don't understand why their questions are being closed as either off-topic, or primarily opinion-based. If you'...
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Verbiage for new "Truth Question" close reason

Followup to: Can we have a close reason for “Truth Questions”? We need some concise, and very new-user friendly verbiage for the new close reason, related to "Truth Questions" (of which Is X a sin? ...
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Why is hubris allowed on this site?

I answered a question. My answer may be right or wrong. That's not the issue. Someone calling themselves, comically, "David," wrote in his comment to my answer: That's not what the question was. ...
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Why can't we ask hard or divisive questions?

I've observed that a question like "Does sacramental wine become the actual blood of Christ during communion?" is "not an appropriate question" since it's liable to be answered according to the ...
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Another reason this is not a Christian site

I know there are explanations galore in Meta and in the FAQ, we still have people coming around that refuse to accept the idea that this is not a Christian site - that it's not about Truth, but rather ...
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I don't understand why I cannot answer this question

Why did Jesus say he came to create division? It seems like this topic was closed because the mods didn't like the comments on it. That seems wrong. Why can't I answer this question? What is going on ...
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A slightly unsettling narrative

A Christian, born and raised in a Muslim majority country, and subjected to incessant harassment on account of his faith, prays deep within that there comes a day when he can live in a land where he ...
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Why should this question be closed?

Since this needs only one more vote I may as well call attention to it so someone can finish killing it - According to the Catholic Church, does Jesus condemn those who don't believe? As the ...
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