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Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

Propose that similar tags be merged or synonymized, or request that existing synonyms be changed. Note that the system allows non-moderators to make some changes, but for practical reasons moderators are usually involved.

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Putting the Christ back in [tag:lds], or should we rename [tag:lds]?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints recently released a revised style guide, in which is discourages the use of the abbreviation "lds". Perhaps we should rename the tag lds to accommodate ...
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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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Request to merge [tongues] and [speaking-in-tongues]

We currently have two tags, tongues (14 questions) and speaking-in-tongues (7 questions), which both describe glossolalia. Would it be possible to have these merged? My personal preference would be ...
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What tag to use to denote Historical Theology?

I was starting to write a question about the history of a certain theological definition, and when I went to add tags all I could find relating to history was Church-History. Granted they are related, ...
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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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Should [lucifer] really be a synonym of [satan]?

I realize that in popular culture, Satan, Lucifer, and The Devil are synonyms, but on a more theological level, they have distinct meanings, which may overlap to varying degrees, and in some belief ...
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Tagging: Matthew/Mark/Luke/John

Nathaniel's question has got me in a tag maintenance mood. :) One thing I noticed is that the tags for the gospel writers are inconsistent. We current have: matthew (unlabeled, but presumably for ...
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Bible interpretation and hermeneutical approaches

I have suggested on Meta previously that bible-interpretation should be a synonym of exegesis. The problem was that not everything with the first tag should have the second instead. But from looking ...
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How do I make a tag synonym

I was reading quite a few questions today and something I noticed was the tag wesleyanism. Although I immediately understood it, it would not have entered my mind to call it that - I would have called ...
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Tag synonym: bible-interpretation -> exegesis

The bible-interpretation tag continues to get used a lot. I retag it to exegesis when I see it, but I think it should be made a formal synonym. Note that exegesis already has the synonyms of ...
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Tag merge request: history and church-history

We currently have two tags which I thought ought to be merged: history has 288 questions, and the tag wiki says Church history is the chronicle .... church-history has only 68 questions, with a tag ...
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'Anglican' Tag Synonyms

I propose making church-of-england and episcopal synonyms of anglicanism.
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'Anabaptist' Tag Synonyms

I propose making the following synonyms of anabaptist (note, this tag does not yet exist): amish mennonite
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'Baptist' Tag Synonyms

I propose making reformed-baptist and southern-baptist synonyms of baptist. Justification: Other denominations do not have tags for each individual group under the main heading (e.g. all Lutherans, ...
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Are [scripture] and [scriptures] the same tag?

There are two tags, scripture and scriptures. Are these the same, and should be merged, or is there a subtle difference between the two?
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Liturgy of “The” hours

Just noticed that the tag liturgy-of-hours is missing the the, that's kind of confusing, I don't think it's going to mess anyone up necessarily, but it looks weird. Also, could use synonyms with ...
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Tag “soul” vs. tag “souls”

In trying to use the tag soul recently, I found that the tag in the system is souls. It seems odd to me to prefer the plural over the singular. I propose converting the tag to the singular soul. We ...
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'history' and 'church-history' tags

There are currently two tags that have the same exact meaning and usage: history and church-history. History has 224 questions and church history has 38. Shouldn't these be merged?
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Should tag 'eschatalogy' be removed or merged / made a tag synonym of 'eschatology'?

I noticed that the main site has tags eschatology and eschatalogy. The second is a misspelled version of first, of course. Should the misspelled version be made a tag synonym of the properly spelled ...
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What should be our tag convention for books of the Bible?

Right now our tags are an absolute hodge-podge. Over the coming weeks I'll be making an effort to help clean up and organize these. Right off the bat I've been thinking about naming schemes a little ...
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Can we (how do we) merge the tags “peter” and “peter-apostle”?

My apologies if there is a better way/place to ask this; I didn't see anything and there seems to be precedent for requesting this on Meta. Shouldn't the tag peter be a synonym for peter-apostle for ...
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Tradition v. tradition

So, if you're a Protestant, you probably think this Referring to one of the four historical sources of theology (Scripture, Tradition, Reason, Experience). Relates to questions that ask about ...
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How should we handle numerous tags referring to Eastern Orthodoxy?

I have noticed that the definitions and usage of the eastern-orthodox and orthodox tags are identical. I also noticed that greek-orthodox is a separate tag, yet this is also Eastern Orthodox (it is ...
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Merge Tags doctrine-and-covenants & doctrines-and-covenants

Can someone with the vote count or a mod merge doctrine-and-covenant and doctrines-and-covenants? Also, should those just get deleted all together? We have two perfectly good doctrine and covenant ...
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Should the end-of-the-world tag be a synonym?

We have synonym tags end-times and apocalyse that correctly are synonyms of eschatology. However end-of-the-world doesn't seem to be a synonym. Should it be? Would someone like to make it one?
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Help with Tag Synonyms, please!

Can we engage a little more in keeping the tags clean and organized? Right now there are 4 tag synonym requests that have been sitting in the queue for a while now. It's not the biggest deal in the ...
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Different tags for book and person?

I recently asked a question tagged with esther because it was about the book of Esther. However, I noticed that there are two separate tags for the person Daniel: daniel and the book of Daniel: book-...
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Should the “evangelicalism” tag be created to match other denominational tags?

Most denomination tags are in the noun form: methodism protestantism catholocism etc. And then there is evangelical which is an adjective. Shouldn't it be changed to evangelicalism? We would probably ...
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Why are there different tags for communion and eucharist? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tag synonym suggestions Why are there different tags for communion and eucharist? I guess I don't know whether they are different. I always thought they were just different ...
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How can a tag be deleted?

I noticed this question had the tag proficy so I retagged it prophecy on the assumption that the original tag was just a misspelling. Should proficy be made a synonym of prophecy or should it be ...
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Apostle tag suggestion

Inspired by the meta question Ban "john" as a tag, as well as this question on the main site, it seems that peter suffers almost (but not quite) as much ambiguity as the john. For this reason I ...
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Tag synonym suggestions [closed]

I thought now might be a good opportunity to have a thread specifically for tag synonym suggestions (from users who have less than the required rep for doing such themselves). Post suggestions that ...