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Where do exegetical questions on an apocryphal text belong?

The question What is the “head-band” Judith gives to Anna in the Protoevangelium of James? about one of the more famous NT apocryphal text is valid and worthy of investigation. But does the question ...
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How to ask questions from a Biblical Theology "Type 1" and "Type 2" perspectives?

As I noted in my exploration of Biblical Theology, there are 5 types of Biblical Theology. My question is: how do I ask questions from Type 1 and Type 2 perspectives? From reading Caleb's answer and ...
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Separate site for Catholics and Protestants

I was going through the different discussions and could see mix of responses from Catholics and Protestants. This creates a huge confusion in the discussion as the fundamentals of both denominations ...
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What is the difference between this stack (Christianity) and biblical hermeneutics?

There's two sites that seem related to the Bible and Christian studies: Christianity.StackExchange Hermeneutics.StackExchange Hermeneutics is kind of like interpretation of the bible. But in ...
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Should we address how to vote in the site tour?

It seems that vote wars have been a problem in the past on this site. I noticed the site tour does not cover how we should vote, and am recommending it be updated to include this information to help ...
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Definition of "cult"

This question (as well as a few others by the same OP) is scoped to seek answers from "non-cults." This terminology concerns me greatly, and lead to some comments, and eventually a chat discussion on ...
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How can anything outside of Bible, not be labeled as an opinion?

I'm asking this question after reading many questions that talk about opinions and purpose of this site. When looking over questions I find many questions that were answered but I would classify as ...
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Difference between the two?

So what's the difference between christianity.stackexchange.com and meta.christianity.stackexchange.com ? There was a reference on another question that got me to wondering.
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How can this question be made more applicable to Christianity.SE?

I posted this question yesterday, and it was closed fairly shortly after. The title is What evidence supports the truthfulness of Christianity, over and above that which supports other religions?, ...
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Can simply adding "ACCORDING TO X" salvage any question?

Consider the following: Question Title: "According to Biblical Literalists, should all class level properties in C# code be in PascalCase" Scripture tells us that in Romans 13:1: (NIV) ...The ...
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On-Topic and Constructive Examples [duplicate]

This post serves as a brief listing of on-topic and constructive question examples, for use by new users and particularly those whose questions have been closed for being too generally philosophical ...
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Off-Topic/Not Constructive examples

Based on the suggestions for a FAQ rewrite, we will need examples of Off-Topic or Not Constructive questions. Please post your examples below. Ideally, include the question title and a brief ...
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Dealing with questions about "The Bible"

There are two types of questions that have been asked here that are a bit contentious. I'd like to propose definitions for the question types and solicit comments, changes and additions to these ...
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The Biblical Hermeneutics SE site is live in public beta

http://hermeneutics.stackexchange.com I thought the community here would be interested. It will be interesting to see how that proposal and this one co-exist. Here are some relevant questions on ...
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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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Is a question that can be found on google allowed?

From my friend @BeatMe in chat asked "So a question that is easily googleable (top 5 links for the exact question give a huge selection of answers) shouldn't be answered?" Right after commenting on ...
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Why was a question on homosexuality closed?

This question: Why is homosexuality a sin in the Bible? was closed as "not constructive". I'm curious why that was. For reference, here are some similar questions: Does God create some people ...
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SE sites are about a community of experts answering questions on a specific subject matter. What is the identity of our experts?

There has been some similar a discussion regarding this topic, so please forgive me and close this if the same question is asked elsewhere. However... Please explain if I am incorrect in this logic. ...
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Personal viewpoints

There have been a number of answers to questions where the answerer has specifically stated "this is my answer" or words to that effect. They contain no references to back up their answer, and don't ...
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Are questions about raising children in Christian beliefs on topic here?

I know there's parenting.se, but are questions specific to raising kids as Christians welcome here?
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Brothers, we are not Christians‼

Disclaimer: I still stand behind the concepts that inspired this post, am glad I wrote it, and that this site made it as far as it did. Unfortunately some of the circumstances have changed since I ...
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Is there room on this site for non-Biblical Christian Scriptures?

I was reading the question "Is this site just for Bible-based questions and answers?" and I answered it with this question, so I thought it might be better suited as its own question. If a question ...
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What is the definition of "Christian"?

For the purpose of answering questions along the lines of "Is X Christian?" (several examples of which have already come up--and undoubtedly will continue to come up, especially once the site is ...
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Please tag your questions with the denomination you're asking about

I'd like to request that everyone please tag your questions with the denomination you're asking about. We have people getting angry over or downvoting questions that are asked from the perspective of ...
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Is this site just for Bible-based questions and answers?

I've noticed a large number of answers (and a fair number of questions) are quoting the Bible without context or any verifiable source for the interpretation of the passages being quoted: If the Ten ...
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