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And this question was closed because…?

I don't understand how this question falls outside the scope of Christianity.SE: How do Jehovah Witnesses explain differences between NWT and Hebrew/Latin/Greek in Zechariah 12:10 and Acts 20:28? ...
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Are questions asking for verse searches salvageable or off-topic?

We get lots of questions recently that all have been closed, maybe we can salvage some. This one in particular asks for scriptures that "support either side". So I assume this could be answered by ...
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Revisiting “No biblical basis” answers

It has been suggested to me that consensus has been reached here that when a question asks for the "Biblical basis" of something without asking for a particular denomination's view, any answers ...
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What is the best way to address inaccurate comments or invalid reasons therein?

Ward was kind enough to respond to my inquiry on a negative downvote on this post. I admire, as before, his forthrightness, and I will be the first to say that I appreciate feedback to a post because ...
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Are all the mods trinitarians?

There seems to be persistent pro-trinitarian bias on Christianity SE. Are there any non-trinitarian mods on C SE?
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What is Christianity.SE?

This is an attempt to clarify what Christianity.SE is, as if it were to be a potential rewrite to the FAQ. It is NOT an approved FAQ. In fact, I may be [probably am?] wrong. I'm just trying to throw ...
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Non-opinion based questions that are confrontational

This question has a lot of problems and I would like to ask a question about one of them: https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/25015/why-do-evolutionists-label-creationists-as-stupid I ...
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In question editing, is the site as a whole going too far? From its genesis to questions on Genesis

People, especially those who have learned English as a second language, express themselves differently. Does this site expect questions to fall into too narrow of a line of logic? Or are questions ...
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The Marriage Tag

The marriage tag currently reads: a lifelong covenant between man and woman Use this tag to ask questions about Christian attitudes and doctrines regarding marriage I think this is inaccurate....
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Questions with hypothetical examples

See instead: What exactly is a pastoral advice question? This question should be put on hold until that question is resolved. Since we talked about pastoral advice questions recently, the label is ...
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The fine line between good and poor question

I was considering this question: What did Jesus say about the end times? Which is a question that is on par for Christianity.SE. The question is also easily researchable by either reading the ...
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Doesn't the design need to be changed? Is it still being decided upon?

I don't know, but do you think this current design is a suitable one for a site on Christianity? I don't know, perhaps, there have already been a serious consideration on this matter that I have ...
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Why do all these questions have to be directed towards man made denominations?

Jesus said clearly only he is our teacher and master. But the moderators demand you ask a specific denomination...which is exactly what Jesus said not to do. Matthew 23:8 (KJV) 8 But be not ye called ...
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Should we petition for a change to the way “Accepted” answers work on Christianity.SE?

On Stack Overflow, accepting an answer provides valuable feedback that a question has been answered. It completes the loop helping us distinguish a satisfied customer from someone who didn't get the ...
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Answer deleted irrationally (and with no warning)

My answer* to "Does the Catholic Church quote any saying of Jesus to which His question in John 14:2 can be attributed?" was deleted with no warning. Caleb left a comment (apparently as it ...
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Should we have an “apologetics-study” tag?

We have but one apologetics tag. This tag is currently being reviewed to clarify its use and intent. The purpose of this qustion (which is related), is to ascertain whether we need a second tag (...
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closed as not constructive - what are the rules?

I asked a question about a popular politician in the US, performing public and collective prayers for a booming stock market, which was closed as not constructive. Of course, the question is ...
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Over editing over editing over editing?

Is a radically sanated marriage a true marriage without subsequent marital intimacy? The above question was swamped by high profile users who twisted and contorted it in an effort to make it fit a ...
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On the Egregious Editing of Poor Questions

In this meta thread I proposed a solution to the "is x a sin" problem, namely "destroy the intent of the OP" by "engaging in extreme modifications" to their questions. I ...
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Deleted answer. Do you think my logic is flawed?

Question contained: " The question is seeking an answer to who all these Catholics are - when the belief is in the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church, - and how does THE CATHOLIC CHURCH view ...
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How does a downvote with no comment assist the answering of a question of the aims of this site?

Follow up on What would it take for the site to consider it a must to register a comment for a downvote?: How does a downvote with no comments assist in shaping a great answer and contributing toward ...
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Should C.SE. start allowing “personal opinion”, the alternative to “identifiable position”?

Are there any good reasons to start allowing personal opinion? Is PO the alternative usually being advocated when users oppose a policy on "identifiable position"?
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Your Web Site is not very helpful

I asked you, what I thought was a valid question. "Why did the many miracles stop being administered by the Apostle after Jesus's ascendance"? Why did you have to come back with a statement about me ...
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What does the community suggest be done here and what might be some site improvement suggestions?

Cf. This question: When did “he descended into hell” become part of the Apostles' Creed? Nathaniel's answer and my answer and the commens below each and the my chat with Nathaniel. It appears that ...
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What would it take for the site to consider it a must to register a comment for a downvote?

From the understanding that the criteria a user votes +/- on answer is that the answer was useful or not, what would it take to ensure that downvoter leave a comment before their vote is registered? ...
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At what point will we have to close Christianity.StackExchange.com for being too localized? [closed]

Fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, I have a deep concern in the future of our beloved Christianity.SE. As many of you know, Christianity has been losing steadily to reason and logic, and even to ...

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