Linked Questions

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Christianity.SE vs. Survivor

We've had a couple of questions in the format "Are members of $sect_or_subgroup_or_movement really Christian?", and a few more that are asking that exact question, but trying to couch it in terms that ...
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Pastoral Advice Questions

I haven't seen any yet, but I would imagine that we are going to get questions asking for pastoral input. It may be anything from "I can't seem to stop surfing internet porn", to (if we're really ...
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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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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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What is the definition of “Christian”?

For the purpose of answering questions along the lines of "Is X Christian?" (several examples of which have already come up--and undoubtedly will continue to come up, especially once the site is ...
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Tips for editing a question to make it suitable for re-opening

Hopefully you're here because your question has been closed as "Too Broad" or "Primarily Opinion Based" and someone left a comment suggesting that you edit your question and try to get it reopened. ...
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On-Topic and Constructive Examples

This post serves as a brief listing of on-topic and constructive question examples, for use by new users and particularly those whose questions have been closed for being too generally philosophical ...
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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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How should we address “convince me” questions?

This is meant as a reference point to address behavior often seen in new visitors to the site, for a very common issue seen with new visitors. What are the site guidelines to deal with borderline ...
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According to whom?

Over on my other favorite StackExchange site, there's a problem with quality questions that's so pervasive that the community has sort of adopted a no-tolerance, no exceptions approach to such ...
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What types of questions can I ask on this site?

Introduction There are lots of important questions about Christianity and faith which cannot be effectively handled on this site: questions about personal lives, our relationships with God, and what ...