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Should scriptural interpretation questions be off topic? [duplicate]

I mostly participate in the Hermeneutics Stack Exchange, but will occasionally check out a few questions on this site. For obvious reasons, these two sister sites are very closely-knit due to the ...
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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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2017 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

Christianity Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election starting next week, January 16th. In connection with that election, we will be hosting a Q&A here for candidates. This will be an ...
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2017 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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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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Are truth questions inherently off-topic, or just a bad question smell?

Consensus on the site seems to have coalesced around the idea that "Truth Questions" are bad. Trying to get to a definition of a "Truth Question" is, of course, squishy, but generally is ...
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What can I do with all this reputation?

Of course, the snarky response to "what can I do with all this reputation?" is "create a bounty and give it to me!" And I know about the Privileges page, where there's some generic information about ...
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I'm new here and I'm having some difficulty understanding guidelines for questions

I just joined this site, but I am a 2000+ rep user on Stack Overflow, so I have been around the Stack Exchange site for some time and understand the goals of its Q&A format. With that said, I'm ...
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Do we allow questions asking for personal exegesis?

Lately there have been several questions in the format "What does (insert Bible Story) mean/teach us?" These aren't scoped to request a particular view, and as worded, most of them are clearly asking ...
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Questions to Christianity vs Questions about a denomination

From AG's question here, are we allowed to ask question to the Christian population without being specific to a denomination if the question sufficiently narrows the scope? In contrast, there is this ...
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Why is the onus on the questioner to ask for a particular perspective?

One thing has puzzled me in the short time I've been browsing Christianity.SE, and it should be fairly self evident from the title- why is it that questions which ask for a particular perspective are ...
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Biblical definition questions- on topic or opinion based?

Fredsbend's older question "What is the Lake of Fire?" is no longer a good fit for the site. I was thinking to myself, how could truth questions like this be edited to narrow the scope and provide ...
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A basic Bible or history question shouldn't have a denominational component

I’m seeing a recurring issue that I get downvoted for that never seems to get directly addressed, and I feel is kind of biased. If someone asks for what the Catholic Church says about a subject, ...