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What if we assume that questions of the form “Is X true” mean “What does denomination Y say about X” for all Y?

(Sorry if the title is sort of algebraic. I did not know a way to state it better as a title.) Currently, Truth Questions are bad. I have an idea on how we can make them good. The idea is we would ...
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Does Trinitarian seem too broad to you?

I may be a dopey dumb Catholic, but if I had to say something about "most Christians" it's that they're Trinitarians. I realize that there are non-Trinitarian Christians out there. But how on earth ...
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Which “no-tradition-specified” exegesis questions should be closed?

This site has dozens of open exegesis questions that ask for interpretations of biblical texts but that do not specify a tradition. Of these, many have lain dormant for years and have not recently ...
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Was the circumcision question put on hold for valid reason?

This question https://christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/50629/why-did-god-gave-circumcision-to-abraham Was put on hold called a truth question. I think it is a question answerable from ...
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Is this question off topic now that I have edited it?

Is there consensus between Christian commentators about where Jesus stood when Satan tempted him to prove he was God's son by leaping from the temple? The question above was put on hold pretty ...
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Truth Question- What is truth?

I am starting to understand that this site is more than what it appeared on first glance. The second I read "secular site," I about left for good. Anyway, I realize this site has specific guidelines ...
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Should we encourage the answerer to post their denominational viewpoint vs. closing truth questions?

Instead of closing a "truth" question, should we encourage the people who answer to add their denominational opinion? I could see this adding to a broader understanding of Christianity. Example 1: ...
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Why is there a truth tag?

Related: We can't handle the truth The site tour specifically states, "Do not ask about truth questions..." Why is there a truth tag if truth questions are discouraged?
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We can't handle the truth

As new members join a site called "Christianity," it is understandably common that many will ask the sorts of questions that would be asked of a pastor, in a church Bible study, or over a cup of ...