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Should the site be re-named "Christian Doctrine" (not the url)?

A recent post about this topic has illustrated clearly the need for good, solid guidelines. It has shown that we cannot reasonably expect to field all questions about Christianity. The correct ...
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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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Should the rules on answers be loosened/clarified? [closed]

New to the site, but a member for several months on stackoverflow. As you can easily guess the two are quite different. One where most questions have a universally correct answer where here the ...
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Don't delete my account

Thank you for the encouragement. I'm sorry for taking up everyone's time. I'll try to deal with the system. After a recent answer of mine was deleted, I went back and found several other past ...
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Where did the Book of Mormon question go?

There was a question regarding the book of Mormon, and its compatibility with Christian scripture. It vanished, along with the associated answers. Is this common practice? Why did the book of mormon ...
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how could I be labeled a anti-semite when I am Jewish (semitic) myself?

I answered the question about what the "abomination of desolation" was and David Stratton labled me as being anti-semetic and locked the comments to my answer, I love David Stratton and his insight ...
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What is a well-sourced, dispassionate answer?

This is for discussion purposes only. When an answer needs to be improved, I'd like to be able to link to a FAQ that gives guidance on how to answer, much like What makes a good supported answer? I'...
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How can I contribute to the effort to clean up Christianity.SE?

I've heard rumors of an cleanup effort on Christianity.SE that is in its infancy, how can I contribute so that I can assure my voice is heard from the very beginning? Branch questions: Can we ...
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arbitrarily deleted answer

The user wax eagle deleted my answer His comment, to justify his action, is wrong. He wrote: I'm deleting this because there is in fact supporting ...
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Greeting card messages

...for when you can't think of what to say. Sometimes we get questions and answers from new users, and I don't know what to say to greet them nicely while also providing advice or criticism. Narnian ...
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Guidelines for good questions that cannot be answered with a good, supported answer?

I understand the need for a good, supported answer to prevent the site from devolving into a free-for-all battle of opinions. I even support this as a matter of personal preference (even though I'm ...
David Stratton's user avatar
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If I delete an answer I made what happens?

I hastily posted an answer and immediately lost 8 reputation points to down votes. I would delete it but that might be making things worse What should one do other than be more careful next time
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Which resources should be used to answer "doctrine" questions?

Recently a question was asked that followed this pattern: "Factual" assertion (not specific to Christianity, but sets the context for the questions that follow) Set of "Doctrinal" questions, based on ...
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Examples of high-quality questions

After all of the discussion about increasing the quality of questions and answers on Christianity.SE I am left desiring examples of high-quality questions. Post examples of high-quality questions ...
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How can I make problematic answers more objective?

Background David Stratton recently wrote in another answer: I've been thinking it would be nice if we had a post here on META that would offer tips for editing Truthy posts to bring them in line ...
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