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Are "what does everybody believe about X?" questions still off-topic? [duplicate]

It's been a while since I was last active on this Stack. At one time it was the rule that a general "what does everyone believe about X?" question was off-topic. Rather, people had to ...
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Are overview questions on-topic?

This question about an overview on matters 'after death' prompted comments regarding overview, or 'survey' questions. The 'on-topics' page states : However, there are questions that are not ...
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RFC: Replacing the Philosophical close reason

I'd like to replace the current Philosophical/Sociological close reason with one that gets more at the meat of why we're closing the question and offers some help for what to do to fix the question: ...
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Asking a truth question without specifying a denomination [duplicate]

Bad: Is Michael the Archangel also Jesus? There are at least two answers to this question. Which one is right? We don't know. We can't handle the Truth. Good: Do Jehovah's Witnesses believe ...
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What are the minimum number of perspectives needed to answer overview questions?

If someone answers an "Overview Question" how many perspectives do they need to include for their answer to not be considered "Not an answer"?
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Would this be considered an example of an overview question?

I was watching this question today to see how it would be treated. I was not confident, however, in attempting to answer it. I think it would be a fairly easy question to answer, at least from my ...
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What is meant by survey?

The tour says that we should not ask about "a survey of all Christian views on a particular subject". What exactly is meant by this line?
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How broad can a question be?

Say I'm having a religious conversation about a tangent of our beliefs with a member of religion X and I'm of religion Y (Both X and Y are Christian denominations). I get a good understanding of X's ...
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Attention needed to question "What views are there about the necessity of Christ's murder?"

The question What views are there about the necessity of Christ's murder? asked: I would now like an overview of what different denominations teach about the subject. (That is, what are the main ...
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Should Bye's question have been closed as a "Truth" question?

Looking at just the title of "Is the Rapture of 1st. Thessalonians and the 1st. ressurection of Revelation the same event?", I'd initially regard it as a Truth question, but if you read it ...
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Should we encourage the answerer to post their denominational viewpoint vs. closing truth questions?

Instead of closing a "truth" question, should we encourage the people who answer to add their denominational opinion? I could see this adding to a broader understanding of Christianity. Example 1: ...
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Proposal for new category of acceptable questions

Originally posted as an answer to Types of questions, or template questions, that the community generally finds acceptable, I'm following the suggestion to make this a separate post. I believe that ...
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"Biblical basis" vs "what the Bible says about a subject"

We seem to have a more or less a consensus on our site that asking for the Biblical basis for a doctrine is permitted, even encouraged. We also tend to allow "What does the Bible say about X?&...
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I'm not clear exactly how "overview" questions work

I edited @LCIII's question to try and get it taken off hold. The response to my accepted edit was that the question was much better, but was still too broad. I was specifically trying to follow ...
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Are "overview" questions okay? [duplicate]

Are overview questions off topic as not a good fit for StackOverflow / StackExchange? Dialog here

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