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Tag synonym request: identity-christianity and christian-identity-movement

This is a request to make the identity-christianity and christian-identity-movement tags synonyms. The identity-christianity tag has been around longer and has more questions attached to it. The ...
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Should we burn the tag “of”?

I've been wandering through the tags, offering a wiki improvement here and there, when I came across the tag of. The tag was originally used for this question where the individual tags gospel, mark, ...
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Why can't I ask questions?

I have been banned from asking questions? Can one bad question equal a question ban?
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Should pastoral questions be kept?

If a pastoral question is motivated by a curiosity into a specific doctrine of a Christian organization, should it be kept? The author should be asked on the motivation behind the question in the ...
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Can these tags be created?

Several tag suggestions: demonology 2-john 3-john haggai baruch
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Does a question count as a personal question if a normal Christian would not ask such a question?

The question in question: https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/59662/what-are-the-general-guidelines-on-amening My question was put on hold as off-topic. "Questions seeking pastoral ...
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Why was my answer to *christian-and-sin* deleted

As I understand the question; it is asking why a Christian should have concern about sinning since Jesus has already paid for our sins. My answer was directed to that particular question, and to me ...
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I want to change my email address [duplicate]

I recently stopped using the email address that I log-in with. I want to change it to the current one that I use. Example: Change it from me@gmail.com then type in the password to me2@gmail.com and ...
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Do you lose rep every time you downvote?

I've noticed that I lose 1 rep for every downvote that I do, even if I leave a comment to explain. Is this supposed to be happening? I thought that the rep penalty was only for if you downvote without ...
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Why don't Christianity.SE questions ever show up in the “Hot network Questions” sidebar? [duplicate]

Not once have I seen a question from a religious SE site show up in the "Hot questions" side bar, and I've been keeping an eye out for over a year now. Is it because the stack exchange network doesn'...
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Moderator trump card

My answer to this question was deleted by @caleb, a moderator without a single down vote cast. The alleged problem with my answer is that it fails to meet his bar for dealing with all objections: ...
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Why does my answer not answer 'Does Genesis 1 creation contradict Genesis 2 creation?'

In asking this question the actual question asked whether the asker was taking an irrational idea that the question might be allegorical as I read and reread the question. In my answer I showed that ...
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Why was the question about seeing Jesus and his being God rejected?

This question was closed as asking for an opinion, and yet there is Scriptural reasoning as to how that phenomenon came about. To me this is a cogent question about Christianity since it deals with ...
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Can somebody please help me provide acceptable answers?

I recently answered the question What is the Biblical evidence that there are ONLY three persons in the “Trinity? As of right now, the question has 20 up votes that I can see. It was asked in 2011 ...
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Don't delete my account

Thank you for the encouragement. I'm sorry for taking up everyone's time. I'll try to deal with the system. After a recent answer of mine was deleted, I went back and found several other past ...
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Question “Martin Luther and the Bible” should not have been closed

@YOONJI's question Martin Luther and the Bible was marked my community vote as a duplicate of Why was Martin Luther attempting to change the canon. I don't believe this should be the case. Richard's ...
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What are the guidelines spelling out when a 3rd party can edit a question?

Someone edited one of my questions with no explanation. They were fairly simple edits, but the person who edited is not listed as a moderator and I would have preferred to leave my question as is. ...
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Is there more than one way to tag a fellow user in comments?

Recently on the question: What is the biblical basis for the Athanasian Creed's statement that believing in the Trinity is necessary for salvation? I noticed two users using initials like IOW and ...
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Please undelete this answer

Please consider undeleting the following answer: https://christianity.stackexchange.com/a/48977/14721 I have addressed the valid issue which was the reason for deleting the answer. As written, the ...
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What is the result of flagging a comment?

I was reading through some comments today and while trying to click a link in one, managed to inadvertently flag it. This caused me to wonder what this does or means. Apparently clicking it again ...
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Can you open this question now?

https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/48727/do-any-denominations-officially-endorse-the-antichrist-as-a-warning-to-christian I have already removed pastors and clergymen from my question, ...
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Can somebody add the “sacramentals” tag?

I wanted to ask several questions about [not limited to Catholic] sacramentals, such as chalices, religious icons, ciborium, etc. Can we add it? Thanks!
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When the community determines my question to be a duplicate should I delete it?

I asked a question that was declared a duplicate (Does the Catholic Church teach that only Catholics are Christians?). I want to be a good steward and not leave it to clutter the stack. Is it ...
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Did FMS leave on his own or get kicked out?

FMS a longtime user of CSE is now only a user #. There were some head butting issues with flimzy. Did FMS gather up his toys and go home or did the mods give him the heave ho?
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Is there a simple way to edit an answer to make scriptural references hyper links?

I answered a question and included lots of scripture citations but it is not easy to read like others who make hyper links to, for example, bible gateway. How can I edit to make this happen?
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Can a user change screen name?

I recently looked back at a question that had an answer from a well known user and the answers is still there but instead of the old familiar moniker there us a user number. It seems he changed his ...
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Why is C.SE question search not reliable?

I used to ask Christianity questions on Google and older type search engines. I can't recall when the Stack started showing up in search results. I enjoy reading the things I find here but it seems I ...
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Does the tag “acts” refer to the book of Acts?

On a recent question I asked about a scripture in Acts I had trouble coming up with appropriate tags. Another user edited the question and added tags, including acts (lowercase first letter). Does the ...
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When does my “too many rejected edits” expire?

I have been working on tags a lot, I mean, a lot, and a lot of them were approved. Some were also rejected though, and I suspect my hyper-tag-editing is the cause of my inability to review new answers ...
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Didn't recieve badges?

I just used up all 40 of my votes for today, and I expected(ok, anticipated) to receive the "suffrage" and "vox populi" badges; please help? I know I used all of them up because when I go to vote on ...
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Defining tags help

I have ~900 reputation and I am trying to define the tag "niv" by going to this page but all I see under the big paragraph are the options "edit pending", "history", and "excerpt history" Do I have ...
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I'm confused about a negative point that I received

You can see in the following screenshots that I've received a negative point, for some unapparent reason, on this one question (What Biblical scripture is used to support the concept of waiting for ...
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Account access e-mail change

How do I change my e-mail address? There seems to be no way to access my account when my old e-mail address has been deleted. Upon changing my internet provider and using my Gmail account I cannot log ...
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Why is 50 reputation needed to comment?

I have noticed that to comment, you need 50 reputation. Could someone please explain why? I think it is ridiculous and others (at least one other) shares my thoughts (see https://christianity....
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what determines the order of questions in the stack?

When I see a question in the "all questions" list on page one, can I assume it is a new question, or an old one with a new answer, or do the questions shuffle automatically?
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If I delete an answer I made what happens?

I hastily posted an answer and immediately lost 8 reputation points to down votes. I would delete it but that might be making things worse What should one do other than be more careful next time
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What triggers the caution message when I am about to ask a new question?

I only recently got more than 50 reputation points. A recent question was put on hold as too broad. The next time I clicked the Ask button, I was given an automatic warning about asking another ...
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A user just voted to close five of my questions. Who should I contact?

A user just voted to close five of my questions. Who should I contact to reverse the close votes?
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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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Can't figure out how to get bulleted & numbered lists to work

The site help says that making bulleted or numbered lists is easy, but I can't get it to work. I tried typing up a list then applying the list style to it, but it just numbered the whole list "1" and ...
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Will you please delete me

I have discovered that this site is not what I had thought it to be, and am therefore asking you to remove as a poster. I had envisioned this as a site to comply with the great commission, and now ...
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Do these posts meet the criteria for answers?

Given the requirements in the question posts, do these posts meet the criteria for answers? @Curiousdannii's answer to According to Catholic theology, why does God have an only Son? @DickHarfield's ...
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Please help me understand the deletion by “community” and their rationale for deleting this question

Please help me understand the deletion by "community" and their rationale for deleting this question: In the Catholic Church, what rules are to be followed when interpreting the Bible? It is ...
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Who is “community wiki Charles?”

Who is community wiki Charles who posted this answer to What is the Biblical argument that homosexual attraction is sinful by itself? I guess I am not clear about the community wiki part. I am having ...
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Where on the Main C.SE site or Meta is the information discouraging “copying and pasting?”

Where on the Main C.SE site or Christianity Meta is the information discouraging just copying and pasting even when referencing the source?
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Why did a Moderator respond this way after declining my flag? Please help me understand

Please help me understand: Why did a Moderator respond this way after declining my flag? Background and facts Because of my continual perceived unpleasant and negative interactions1 with @Ward, I ...
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How do I see all Protected questions?

It seems like protected questions are usually really good. Is there a way to see them all? I'm talking about a "protected" filter or some way to only see protected questions.
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How do these nifty answer banners work?

This post does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this post by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. I saw this on an answer I ...
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Can I be unblocked ASAP?

I have tried to find a way of instant messaging, or private messaging, or in any way contacting a moderator.. with no avail. There is a topic on the main page about Isaiah's authenticity and I have an ...
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How do we deal with problematic questions going forward?

How do we deal with problematic questions going forward? In this question, How does the Catholic Church explain their belief that Jesus picked faulty Peter to build upon?, I found some issues (which ...