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Add Markdown and/or OneBox support for BibleGateway

I think it's a fair given that we'll be linking to scripture sources a lot here, both in Q&A and in chat discussions. BibleGateway is perhaps the most popular website for these references. It ...
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Can we have a close reason for “Truth Questions”?

I know that "Truth Questions" technically fall under the scope of "Primarily Opinion Based" or "Too Broad" and not "Off Topic," but to aide in the training of new visitors, and to reduce the need to ...
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Private Messaging (PM) system on christianity.stackexchange.com

On most stackexchange sites, a PM system doesn't make much sense. Since most questions on the other stackexchange sites that I've used (stackoverflow, superuser, security, unix, etc) pretty much have ...
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Is Christian Fiction on topic?

Christian Fiction is on the rise. Primarily OT Fiction. NPR did a report on this. Mesu Andrews talks about what is Xtian Fiction her Interview video. Is this something that is going to be ...
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Can we have a font with better italics?

Currently, the site uses the Google font Lusitana for most of the content. This has the disadvantage that there is no native italic, resulting in a faux italic which is — bluntly — ugly. Would it ...
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Should there be a flag option for migrating posts to Hermeneutics.SE? [duplicate]

Just now I was attempting to flag a question for migration to Hermeneutics.SE, but I found no option to do so. After selecting Off-Topic > "This questions belongs on another site in the Stack ...
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Are there any ChristianitySE community statistics?

My question is mainly devoted to know the composition of the ChristinaitySE community. My question is two-fold: If there are any statistics out there, I would like to know where to find them. If ...
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Proposal: Change our masthead to read: “about CHRISTIANITY”

Compared to other StackExchange sites, Christianity.SE has a very high percentage of closed questions, as pointed out and discussed in this Meta post: Why does this site have such a high percentage of ...
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Would it be constructive to allow questions have multiple acceptable answers based on denomination?

Not everyone specifies what denomination or tradition they want an answer from, some even state in their questions that they are open to answers from all denominations. Would it be constructive to ...
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Can questions be listed by number of times viewed?

Is there any way to list questions ordered by the number of views, from most to least? If not, is this something that could be added? I think it would be interesting and useful to see which ...
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Add a new close reason

This question got closed as "off-topic" recently. The reason it was closed is because it's a question asking for pastoral advice, and if not that it's probably a duplicate. In any case, if we're going ...
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Is the scope of SE Christianity too narrow?

The FAQ of SE Christianity states that one should ask questions about - "Understanding the Bible from the perspective of a specific viewpoint." FAQ of SE Hermeneutics - "Interpretation of a ...
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Should we have an accept rate here?

Over on Programmers, accept rate doesn't show up on your card when you ask a question. I wonder if we shouldn't adopt the same model here, since a lot of questions are going to bring very different ...
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The accept answer icon

I noticed the accept check mark icon changed a little while ago. Just an opinion - it looks very similar to the vote up or down button, may be better to make it look different to avoid confusion, ...
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Should new users be allowed into chat?

It seems like there is a common trend of new users not understanding the format of the site, and asking questions that could be easily addressed in chat. They are unable to do so, however, until they ...
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Can something be done to these illegible info in the graduated version of the site?

I noticed that on the first page of the main site, the time and the reputation scores next to the user names are displayed in grey color making them a bit illegible. Here is a screenshot ...
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Downvotes: remove the cost and increase the effect!

Low-quality posts are a constant annoyance (which is why it constantly comes up in Meta and chat.) The problem that I see is two-fold: It costs you rep. to down-vote a low-quality post, which (like ...
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Quodlibet style formatting

This is kind of out there, and more of a long term project for when/if the site gets out of beta and I'd be more than willing to help out with the programming. What I'd like to see is the ability to ...
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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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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 ...