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Would these questions be considered in-scope/appropriate for the site? Why or why not?

What I'm asking Are these appropriate/in-scope questions to ask on this site? Why or why not? Did Pope Pius V got to heaven according to Protestants? Did Pope Pius XII go to heaven according to ...
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Should we have an "nt-use-of-hebrew-bible" tag?

BiblicalHermeneutics.SE has the nt-use-of-hebrew-bible tag (see tag info and tagged questions). Should Christianity.SE has this tag with the same tag info? I was going to use it to retag this question:...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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Would a question on the history of a specific hymn be on-topic here?

As I was listening to Christmas music over the holidays, I noticed that the popular Danish Christmas hymn "Dejlig er jorden" shares a melody with the hymn "Fairest Lord Jesus", ...
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Should questions about particular denominations use the Scriptural Canon espoused by that particular those particular denominations?

Should questions about particular denominations use the Scriptural Canon espoused by that particular those particular denominations, such as the case within Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy or Mormonism?...
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Should Users on SE Christianity be transparent about their affiliations?

I have recently updated my profile to make it very clear that I am Protestant, Trinatarian and Reformed in my outlook and I have added the two religious influences which I have followed during my ...
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Can we share uplifting and inspirational thoughts for this time of the year?

At this time of the year the focus of most literature and television adverts seems to be about eating, drinking, giving presents and the copious consumption of material "things". Yesterday I ...
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Why are verse-identification questions not migrated to BH.SE?

Should we migrate this verse-identification question (and future ones) to Biblical Hermeneutics site, or are there cases where they should remain here?
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Should questions be asked to adherents of specific denominations?

This question, like very many others, asks for an answer from persons who hold particular beliefs. This question is for the Jehovah's Witnesses? They teach Jesus Christ is "a god," so ...
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Why can't I comment on a post until I have 50 reputation?

If I get reputation by people upvoting my comments.... and I can't comment until I have 50 reputation... How do I participate on this stack exchange?
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What to do when an approved edit by mods is rolled back by OP?

I endeavor to edit posts for the usual grammar, spelling, and formatting issues. Having done web accessibility remediation, I will also edit posts to be more accessible to the visually impaired that ...
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Moderator manufactures reason to delete post, and no action taken when reported: What to do?

THIS QUESTION was asked about the fatherhood relationship of God with His son. It was asked openly, inviting answers from anyone. I spent time on my answer, carefully referencing and documenting ...
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Should we merge papal-magisterium and church-magisterium?

We currently have papal-magisterium and church-magisterium. What's the intended difference in usage? Is church-magisterium intended to be more general than papal-magisterium in that the former can ...
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Just say no to robot apocalypse on Christianity.SE

As Christians, we know that the real apocalypse is a lot weirder and more awful than the robot apocalypse. But as our StackExchange overlords apparently want to immanentize the robot eschaton, I guess ...
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What should be done with a dead link with no archive.org snapshot?

I often sift through old questions without answers in order to find interesting material to research and answer them. Sometimes, when this happens, I will find a link that has died. In this case, I ...
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When the OP does not ask for a biblical answer, does that mean that answers giving only a biblical answer would be deleted? [duplicate]

When an OP asks, for example, a question about Catholicism, requesting Catholic-based answers, would it be okay for a Catholic to give a biblical answer she or he understands the Catholic church to be ...
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Why are Proofs of God dismissed as 'philosophical' and not considered 'theological"... unfit for Christianity SE?

Don't proofs of God apply to Systematic Theology doctrines? (See the first couple chapters on "Theology Proper" in any Systematic Theology textbook.) Would not users benefit from Proofs of ...
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Question incorrectly migrated to site where it's off-topic

I recently posted a question about a specific theologian's views. However, it was migrated to Biblical Hermeneutics, where it's off-topic for not being about a specific text. (I deliberately posted ...
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Should answers be given where advice puts OP in more danger?

There have been recent questions, such as this one about baptism that while may be a good question and community members have good intentions, the OP also states they live in: Iran and leaving Islam ...
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A request for help with splitting a complicated and heavily downvoted question into more manageable questions

I wrote a question which was downvoted probably for multiple reasons. I personally suffer from selective attention (hyperfocussing and the opposite thereof) and poor planning abilities due to ADHD, so ...
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Would the following question be considered on topic here?

Would the following question be considered on topic here: Are there any known references of other historically known hidden (secret or otherwise not freely disclosed) passages or rooms within the ...
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Why can I make instant changes without approval, but I can't approve someone else's changes without further approval?

I have enough reputation that when I edit someone else's question, the change happens immediately (though sometimes it would be nice to disable this privilege). But if I see a post with a pending edit ...
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Where did my points go?

I have a question about my Christianity Stack Exchange post: God was born of Mary - really? Where did my points go? I received no explanation after several days (let alone hours) of being reduced to ...
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Acceptable comments policy for Christianity Stack Exchange

At times comments on this site have been misused by a small number of community members, which can be very off-putting for other members of this site, and especially for new members who may feel ...
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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How can we encourage editing poorly expressed questions rather than downvoting them?

There are occasionally questions which are on-topic and novel, but which are poorly written or poorly expressed. The question in itself is a good question for the stack exchange, but in the particular ...
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Questions should request opinions of experts or denomination-survey, but not both

I think this question: Is John the Baptist a Christian Martyr? needs editing, we have a lot of different Christian perspectives on the site, one needs to be specified. Mainly the problem with the ...
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Are textual criticism questions not allowed? Why?

I asked a que on Genesis 2:2 textual discrepancy Masoretic Text vs LXX and all others. Completed creation on seventh day, vs sixth day. It was closed as off topic. Why is textual criticism tag ...
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Should questions and answers on Christianity SE strive to provide the highest and well researched acedemic level as possible?

Should questions and answers on Christianity SE strive to provide the highest and well researched acedemic level as possible? This question is in response to an established user who had made the ...
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Why are multiple answers allowed on C SE?

Peter Turner wants it asked. So here's the question. Why are multiple answers allowed on SE?
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Can we please just ban scoping to Trinitarians and Anti-Trinitarians?

In the spirit of Christmas and giving, please give the moderation staff here a break. I'm going to post one answer in favor of entirely banning questions scoped to Trinitarians and their nemesis Anti-...
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Anyone know why this question isn't showing up on the main C SE page?

This question According to Trinitarians who believe Philippians 2:6 says Jesus is God, why did Paul add the word 'form' ('morphe')? doesn't seem to be showing up on the main C SE page. ...
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What is the process for evaluating questions migrated from Biblical Hermeneutics?

I had this question recently migrated from BH.SE. https://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com/questions/80359/according-to-those-who-believe-philippians-26-says-jesus-is-god-why-did-paul-a I was open to it ...
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Should we separate out a 'Trinitarian' tag?

Right now, 'Trinity' and 'Trinitarian' are duplicate tags. This doesn't seem right to me. I might want to ask a question about the Trinity from a Trinitarian POV, a Binitarian POV, or a Unitarian POV. ...
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What categories of questions do we not have many questions in?

I just heard the term "moral causality" and thought, I wonder if someone's asked about that on Christianity Stackexchange, and that brought 0 results. There are certainly depths of ...
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Are you using AI to answer questions here?

Note: fortunately this isn't just my personal opinion, this policy has precedence in the network https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/421831/temporary-policy-chatgpt-is-banned In the interest of ...
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Is Sola Scriptura a violation of the rules when asking or answering a question about the bible?

I had a question deleting without any reason given. I've asked but still have not heard a reason by the 5 people who voted against it, including Ken Graham, a mod here. According to Trinitarians, ...
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Are thousands of answers now in jeopardy?

Moderator comments below this answer regarding a non-trinitarianism perspective on love as an attribute of God indicate that an answer that references only the Bible without providing any non-biblical ...
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Is this the response expected from an unbiased Moderator?

Do any denominations teach that Moses was talking with three distinct beings in the burning bush? The answer did not address the question regarding denominations and was flagged as such - 'not an ...
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Are Christianity Stack participants obliged to respond to comments about their Answers?

Asking for clarification on a Question is not only permissible but is welcomed. See this question asked by Caleb on Meta 2016. He asks “When should the comment feature be used and when should it be ...
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How to cleanup/close questions that have been asked on other SE sites?

I looked through unanswered questions and found this old one which has a duplicate on History.SE, where it has some answers (none accepted). It also feels like History.SE is the better suited place. I ...
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I feel a disturbance in the Force

It appears that SpiritRealmInvestigator's account has been removed. He was one of the most active users on both C SE and H SE. Do the mods know if the user deleted his account, or if it was removed ...
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Why is there a need to have two sites related to Christianity on SE?

I recently had a question migrated to BH.SE. It was a follow up to this question, related to a question of authorship, that somehow was not migrated. It seems like it becomes a bit of a game to figure ...
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How to ask "simple questions"?

Is there a good way to ask what should be simple questions (and get simple answer)? And by simple questions, I mean ones that any elementary school kid would be apt to ask. I just heard my son ask ...
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When is a word-study question appropriate for C.SE and when is it appropriate for BH.SE?

C.SE has the word-study tag, but I cannot find a guidance (i.e. existing meta Q&A) on how questions using this tag are to be answered in C.SE and how the same questions are to be answered in BH.SE....
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Is asking for a specific group's strongest arguments for one of their beliefs opinion-based?

Successful previous questions: According to Creationists, what are the strongest arguments against abiogenesis? According to Catholicism and Eastern Orthodoxy, what are the strongest apologetic ...
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How can I ask for a prayer request?

How can I ask for a prayer request? I need help for this. Thank you.
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What are the rules on profile images?

What rules are there for acceptable or unacceptable profile images for the C SE community?
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Please clarify "It's not a Christian website either, it's a secular website about Christianity"

From a comment by Peter Turner on another question: "It's not a Christian website either, it's a secular website about Christianity" I have read a few Question/Answer/Comments about this ...
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Does this question require scoping to remain on topic?

A recent question on the main site asks: Between the Bible and the Book of Mormon, which one has a more plausible alternate account of its invention?. Which of the on-topic question formats for this ...
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