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How do we ask spirituality questions?

Background After decades of teaching and observing Christian practice in multiple cultures and denominations, theology professor Roger Olson reflected on his experience on his blog and asked: What Is ...
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Undelete answer to question about

This question asks what it means to say that the Bible is the Word of God. The answer to the question is that the phrase is being used improperly because it is not The Word of God, Christ is. So “what ...
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Is it legitimate for a website labelled with the name of Christ to discuss the 'biblical basis' for deceptive claims?

Is it legitimate that a website which bears the name of 'Christ' should debate and discuss the possibility that people should deceitfully claim that they have been vaccinated when, in fact, they have ...
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Is Christianity.SE a OP's Gets it or Community Gets it community?

Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers So, I haven't read a ton about it, but it seems like we dropped the ball on polling for this, does anybody care? We don't have a ton ...
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Would this feature "fix" Christianity SE or make it more confusing?

Looks like there's some notion of "versioning" that is going to be added to the technical sites Version labels for answers I added Christianity to the wiki answer on that post with some ...
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A great idea from another stack exchange site

This stack exchange community has great idea Read a passage of the Bible, reflect on it, consult a commentary if necessary, and find a discussion on this site that relates to it. I'm not a member ...
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Is there not a 'Trinitarian' tag?

I attempted to put in a 'Trinitarian' tag and there appeared to be both 'trinitarian' and a 'non-trinitarian' tags but when I chose the 'trinitarian' it did not come up in to the tag box. Am I doing ...
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10 year retrospective

Hard to imagine that 10 years I was frantically clicking f5 so I could be the first user on the site, but wound up losing out to the bots and being number 4. Anybody else have any good (or not so good)...
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Proper way to address answers that don't answer questions from denomination persepective?

Very similar question (however asked almost 9 years ago with only 1 answer with negative votes) this question also vaguely addresses this topic, but not exactly. I mainly watch the LDS tag, mainly ...
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Do question tags imply restrictions on the type of answers expected?

Questions often include something like "from a Roman Catholic perspective", to explicitly restrict the types of answers that are appropriate. Do the tags on questions imply a similar ...
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Effective personal scripture study methods?

When I study the scriptures the methods I employ vary by topic, time I have available, and reason for studying. I mainly rely on(not in order of importance or of usage): external sources (non-...
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Be Nice - A Simple Reminder

At times there are a series of incidents where people have started being quite confrontational and generally unpleasant to other users. I don't want to call anyone out or mention any specifics but can ...
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Community Ads for 2021

September update: Community Ads are now live network-wide. All ads with a score of 6 or higher, or with a score of 4 or higher and no downvotes will be displayed (except for any that have a note from ...
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Is it fair to use "protestant" as a synonym for "credobaptist"?

Is it fair to use "protestant" as a synonym for "credobaptist"? I've noticed several instances here (both recent and historic) of folks using using "protestant" as a ...
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Manuscript about Jesus by @SLM

I read an answer where @SLM wrote a 92,000 word manuscript about the life, death, and burial of Jesus. Is there a way to order it?
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Guidelines for asking atheist questions without hurting sensibilities

I am new to this stack exchange, and it may appear strange that my very first post is one on meta. However, I want to make sure that my presence will not be a pointless source of frustration. I am an ...
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Why was my answer mod-censored?

Someone asked: What in the Bible or Christianity is specifically applicable to addiction? My upvoted and previously accepted answer was deleted because apparently it was deemed "advice". ...
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Are some recommendation questions considered as topic?

There have be a few recommendation questions in the past. Some were in fact simply a resource request, which is considered on topic. Beer, Wine & Alcohol SE recommendation questions are quite ...
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Is this a bug or a feature: Community Mod Auto Flag?

Auto Comment demanding code. How do liberal Protestants reconcile support for transgenderism with scripture? Please add further details to expand on your answer, such as working code or documentation ...
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Are questions seeking the perspective of a certain subset of Christians on the experiences of another group (Christian or otherwise) on-topic?

My recently asked question What is an overview of how Christians make sense of the testimonial evidence for alien abductions, alien close encounters & UFO sightings? seeking an overview of ...
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Is the duration of usage no longer publicised?

It seems to me that I can no longer see how long a User has been on a particular website on the Stack Exchange platform. Possibly this is a matter of GDPR, a matter of 'identifying' individuals, which ...
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Are "what does everybody believe about X?" questions still off-topic? [duplicate]

It's been a while since I was last active on this Stack. At one time it was the rule that a general "what does everyone believe about X?" question was off-topic. Rather, people had to ...
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How to handle question edits? [closed]

Recently this question was asked what precedent is there in the bible for a 'further revelation'. It was tagged with lds and several of the references in the question were pertaining to the LDS faith (...
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Tag for method in theology

I'm proposing a new tag method-in-theology to have this definition: The study of how a theology is constructed by combining exegesis, biblical theology, historical theology, systematic theology, and ...
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Heavy-handed, biased moderating, or something else?

Some serious issue here as a newbie Q was edited to become the opposite of intended query. What was a 'tradition - bible query' is now a soapbox for Nicene theology. The newbie might well have asked ...
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Do we ask about the views of xyz religion so we can understand them or so we can criticize them?

My initial reaction to questions asking about the belief of a particular religion is that the question is seeking to understand the beliefs of that religion, possibly to include an analysis of what ...
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What makes a good supported answer?

In response to Can we reverse the trend on low quality posts? we would like to propose the following thoughts on what defines a good supported answer. In order to give a valid answer about ...
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RFC: Spirit Realm Investigation Results [closed]

I'm not sure about you, but I'd like to know if Spirit Realm Investigator is going to issue a report something in Q3. Spirit Realm Investigator seems to me like a modern day Vladimir I and I, for one ...
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Harassment of Latter-day Saints on this site

Jesus taught: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: On Christianity Stack Exchange, however... In the ...
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Censorship on Christianity Stack, what steps should I take?

I asked a question about the Catholic Church participation in genocide and it was closed with very weak reasoning. Does the Catholic church support its participation in genocide? Its not surprising ...
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The font used in this site is not good for on screen reading

It is hard to read on screen with the current serif font. Please kindly consider to change to sans serif fonts such as Arial, Droid Sans, Georgia, etc. Serif fonts are only good for printing.
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Why is there a philosophy tag if philosophical questions are off-topic?

The OP for this question queried that it was closed due to the following reason : General philosophical or sociological questions are off-topic unless clearly asking for a doctrinal answer. See: On-...
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Why are obvious trolls tolerated?

This site will of course attract many questions outside its scope, so a lot of "please read the tour" comments are left to help folks understand the scope and limitations agreed upon to keep ...
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Inappropriate deletion of answer

When Christians say "the Lord" in everyday speech, do they mean Jesus or the Father? This topic was answered according to the scriptures - this is Christianity after all. The excuse given to ...
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Reviving closed questions

I have seen it mentioned that since the C.SE has been active for so many years, there seem to be fewer new questions coming in. Given that, along with the high number of questions which have been ...
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How would someone ask a question about the evidence for 1st century Church history while allowing New Testament documents to be cited?

How would someone ask a question about the evidence for 1st century Church history on C SE while allowing New Testament documents to be cited, since New Testament documents are the bulk of evidence we ...
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What should happen to questions that no longer match the answers and comments?

I was wondering what the comments and the answer had to do with this question, (What is the biblical support for being 'born again' in this age or life?) as they seemed to be totally irrelevant. It ...
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Using tables for fun and rep!

Now that we've got tables, I think we can start getting some more side-by-side Latin/Greek/English/Tagalog/Klingon textual comparisons going here. I'd love to see something like what NewAdvent does ...
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Is it the font or color scheme that makes this site hard to bear for me?

I am generally having a hard time reading many of the questions in this font / color scheme of the new site. Honestly, the new layout and colors make me not want to come back to this site at all. This ...
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What kinds of questions should have the canon-law tag?

Recently I noticed, while reviewing suggested edits, that there is a bit of disagreement on how to use the tag canon-law. It currently has a number of different types of questions in it. Some are ...
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I answered a question. Now the question has been changed after the fact and my answer deleted. Why?

I answered this: Question: What is the earliest recorded instance of a clear and unambiguous affirmation that the Holy Spirit is a Person, distinct from the Father and the Son, in the history of ...
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How Would C.S. Lewis Answer?

So, I don't see questions like this Why did Jesus need to die for our sins? or this Given God is genderless, why Jesus (God the Son) assumed a male form? or this Did God the Son become flesh? getting ...
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Redo 'Unitarianism' tag description?

The first part of the current description for the 'unitarianism' tag is "a liberal Christian theological movement" Biblical Unitarians consider themselves unitarians. Is there another, more ...
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Are questions about why did God do X instead of Y on topic?

E.g. Why did God part the Red Sea instead of teleport the Israelites across? Rather surprisingly to me, this isn't in the "what topics can I ask about here" page, but it's also not listed as ...
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What is going on with this highly voted, now deleted answer?

So I have a well recieved (+106/-0) answer on Why do some Christians believe it is moral to be a homosexual? that is undergoing some confusing activity. 2 days ago it got a "citation required&...
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Is high-level, abstract information about individual moderator actions on C SE confidential?

Is high-level, abstract information about individual moderator actions on C SE confidential? For example, a given moderator has taken moderator actions x times in the last week.
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Is an answer that some consider 'derogatory' towards a denomination grounds for deletion?

I recently answered a question, which was flagged and deleted by a mod. Part of the reason given was it was 'derogatory' towards Catholicism, presumably because I said the phraseology Catholics use '...
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Are all the mods trinitarians?

There seems to be persistent pro-trinitarian bias on Christianity SE. Are there any non-trinitarian mods on C SE?
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Am I able to track all new answers?

I see answers to old questions in the review queue, but these are just the answers from users new to the site. Is there any way I can see all new answers on the site ?
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Can we work on overview questions together? Expressions of interest open now

The idea of Overview Questions on site idea sounds really good: get an overview of all the major Christian denominations on one particular question, in one place, each view explaining its perspective ...

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