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Is this question on-topic or not?

Does Joyce Meyer preach salvation by faith in Jesus alone (ie not works)? There are contradictory answers but the community hasn't voted to close as either a truth question or primarily-opinion based. ...
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Split Catholicism from Christianity? [duplicate]

Since there is such a massive difference between Traditional Catholicism and Biblical Christianity, would it not make more sense to separate into two StackExchange sites? Maybe even 3 (Catholicism, ...
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Should questions about the use of scriptural or religious study guides be on-topic for this site?

Referring to this question and related to this Meta post. A question was asked about the use of lexicons (specifically mentioning Strong's Concordance). I felt it would be on-topic, but Lee ...
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What about a denomination-survey tag?

The majority of questions with the denomination tag ask which denominations believe or practice X. There are some however which consider denominations as a category. Here are a couple of examples: ...
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What is the meaning of this?

Please, I will like to know what kind of Christianity is going on in this place. Simple questions I keep asking here... And the focus is like this is not the kind of questions to ask. What is ...
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How is one expected to know all the positions in a overview question on this site?

One can't possibly know all the possible positions of a given topic. I am expanding the question a bit in an attempt to have a greater understanding of what the idea exchange expects. Help me ...
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Closing Opinion Based Questions and the new Niceness

I want to talk about a specific class of opinion based questions That I believe should be handled differently from the standard 'close it'. We all know that we don't want to be in a position where ...
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Is Christianity Stack exchange an appropriate place to ask about Judaism and Christianity commonalities?

If I understand correctly about the answer to my previous question (Daniel's timeline - Hebraic calendar differences), that is amazing. The leap years of Torahcalendar 13th month additions are merely ...
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Where would people go who aren't affiliated with a particular faith? [duplicate]

The OP of this question appears, based only on the question, to not be affiliated with an organized Christian tradition. I could be wrong, but it got me thinking. I have met people in the past who ...
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Questions about books/resources

I've noticed a type of question where closure and reception practices are inconsistent, namely questions about books/resources (including audiovisual and online resources). I'm aware there are ...
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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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What are the minimum number of perspectives needed to answer overview questions?

If someone answers an "Overview Question" how many perspectives do they need to include for their answer to not be considered "Not an answer"?
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Why are people down-voting legitimate question without explanation?

I have a question about my Christianity Stack Exchange post: Were the ancient Israelites of a darker skin tone? Why are you censoring my answer? What is your disagreement? How am I supposed to ...
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What about people who don't have Pastors?

The current response we give to Pastoral questions is the following: Hello <username> and thank you for your question. The [mission](https://christianity.meta.stackexchange.com/a/1380) of our ...
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When are reference requests for pastoral advice on topic?

I'm looking at this question: Christian resources to help with Problem with sexual thoughts / addiction reading the divergent answers and thinking I'd like to hit the close button, but I don't see ...
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Are chrestomathy style requests acceptable?

I was thinking about a class of real questions that are really answerable here, in the overview style and that's something like what is asked for on http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Rosetta_Code. This ...
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What do I need to know about Christian denominations in order to ask an on-topic question at Christianity.SE?

The on-topic page says: However, there are questions that are not constructive for the format of this site. These include questions asking for: a survey of all Christian views on a particular ...
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Instead of asking overview questions, could we ask for lists of questions?

For the reasons listed here, overview questions need to be highly focused. In particular, they need to be more focused than if you asking about a single denomination. For example, take the question "...
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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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Are religious education shopping questions allowed?

This site seems to be allowing denominational "shopping" questions of the general form "Are there any denominations that have/support/allow/require X?" For example, see: Does any church still provide ...
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One bad question about Christianity or Bible should be punished with a question ban?

I have 1 poorly received question and I am banned from asking questions here. Is there something wrong with my account here? If you ask to many low quality answers on the SE websites you can get ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2018 [duplicate]

It's almost February in 2018, which isn't supposed to be the proper time to cycle these, but for this year it'll be once again, so we'll be refreshing the Community Promotion Ads for this year now! ...
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Should we eliminate the reputation system for the main site?

This is probably impossible, but I wonder, if it were, whether there would be support for it or not. Regarding greed, Thomas Aquinas wrote: ... greed for any temporal good is the bane of charity, ...
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Can these tags be created?

Several tag suggestions: demonology 2-john 3-john haggai baruch
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Revisiting "No biblical basis" answers

It has been suggested to me that consensus has been reached here that when a question asks for the "Biblical basis" of something without asking for a particular denomination's view, any answers ...
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What constitutes "consensus on Meta" here?

I recently disagreed with a user over what constitutes an acceptable answer to a particular type of question. The user linked me to a Christianity Meta answer that he claimed represented "consensus ...
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Year in Review 2017

Last year, we had a year in review. How did we do in 2017?
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Is there an option to communicate directly with other users? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get in touch with Pugnacio Scohottentot.
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Is asking for a quote on topic here?

I'm looking for an C.S Lewis quote (where he talks about trees an dryades) which I can citate analogous. Is a question like this on topic here?
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Flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content that requires their intervention

This default excuse (in the title) for declining flags from users is inconsistent. Nearly half of the flags I invoke to moderators will get this carte blanche stamp on a flag decline. There is no ...
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Should we allow links to material that violates copyright?

This answer linked to a publication that expressly forbids its public dissemination. In fact, it is a violation of the publisher's expressed intentions to copy this publication in any format including ...
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Are questions about prophet preference's valid?

This is in reference to this question but I feel like this format could be expanded and I would like to know if it's on topic. Format: Religion (leader/scripture) X says this about topic q. What are ...
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2017 Advent Bounties

Something that I have very much enjoyed (besides the Winter Bash) that has become somewhat of an Advent tradition on this site are the annual Advent Bounty challenges, with bounties offered in 2013, ...
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Closing a question due to lack of research

Why is it not possible in Christianity.SE to flag a question as being off-topic due to lack of research? I wanted to flag this question as such, since the OP could have found an answer by looking in a ...
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Apologetics != Offtopic

Or for you Pascal programmers "Apologetics <> Offtopic"... That's the case isn't it? I can only see the rationale for closing this question is that the OP didn't specify what kinds of answers he ...
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List of Crossover Sites for those who enjoy (or at least tolerate) Christianity SE

I was thinking of coming here and drumming up support for the homeschooling proposal on Area51, but I thought maybe it would be better to have a more broad discussions. What other sites might people ...
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If I vote up an answer should I also vote up the question?

Often I see questions with very few up votes have answers that get quite a bit of up voting. I have myself have read a question,found it interesting and then read a very good answer. Later when re ...
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Why is the only option for "off-topic because it should be migrated to another SE site" our meta site? [duplicate]

From time to time I believe a question is better suited for another Stack Exchange site. Most often, hermeneutics.SE. However, when you try to flag a question as off-topic because it should be ...
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What has been gained by downvoting a question and deleting the accepted answer?

This question appeared 22 hours ago and I answered it within an hour. Although the question was badly worded, through genuine ignorance, there was no doubt what was being sought. The OP upvoted my ...
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Bad answer smell - the rhetorical question

This is the antitheses of Is the lack of a question mark always a "bad question smell?" What I'm wondering is, is a question answered with a series of rhetorical questions almost always ...
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Does the "Fanatic" badge count mobile app traffic?

The Stack Exchange app is well-built as far as apps go, and I enjoy using it to participate. Out of curiosity, does activity on the app count towards consecutive log-ons for badges?
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Closing "In what sense do Presbyterians consider Christ's sacrifice “perfect”?"

In what sense do Presbyterians consider Christ's sacrifice “perfect”? I do not think this question should have been reopened. It is still far too muddled. The main question, with the two options, is ...
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Should scriptural interpretation questions be off topic? [duplicate]

I mostly participate in the Hermeneutics Stack Exchange, but will occasionally check out a few questions on this site. For obvious reasons, these two sister sites are very closely-knit due to the ...
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Should we have a "Holy See" tag?

We seem to be getting occasional questions that are more or less of a political/religious mix at times concerning Vatican City and the pope as the head of state. As a country the Vatican or Vatican ...
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500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation – Bounty Challenge

For several years, Christianity Stack Exchange has done a bounty challenge during the season of Advent (for instance, in 2016) to encourage and reward high-quality answers. Given that October 31st, ...
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Does "faq" sometimes mean "recommended reading"?

Out of curiosity, I sorted the meta questions by votes just now, and saw that many of our great meta posts (ones that I would consider recommended reading for new users) are not tagged faq. Yet, some ...
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Are answers whose sole purpose seems to be the propagation of a particular sect on topic here?

I mean, in particular, this answer: https://christianity.stackexchange.com/a/59972/25763 My first instinct was to flag it, however, seeing that already 2 ppl have downvoted it before me w/o flaggint ...
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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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Editing a question placed on hold when I've already answered the question

The question to which I am referring is: Was the destruction of Herods temple in the first century a good thing or a bad thing?" Now, this question was placed on hold due to it being opinion-based ...
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Why was my question closed as a duplicate of one of my own closed questions?

For a while now, I've been trying to post a question on this site about whether Jesus resembled Joseph. I made three attempts, and they were all closed for different reasons, and so I posted a Meta ...

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