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Are scripture only answers to Catholic Scripture questions not answers?

Answers claiming to represent group X should prove it Everybody1 considers Scripture to be Truth2. But nobody agrees on what that Truth is. With regards to that specific example, Catholics ...
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Removing "P.S" content from answers or the entire answer

There is strong precedent on Stack Exchange sites for removing material that does not directly deal with the question. One specific subset of such material is addressed on Meta Stack Exchange: Should ...
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Are scripture only answers to Catholic Scripture questions not answers?

Answers don't have to provide references or quotes to authoritative sources if they think it's common knowledge that denomination X teaches doctrine Y, but authors should be ready to provide them if ...
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Revisiting "No biblical basis" answers

Assumptions of Biblical Basis questions "What is the Biblical basis for ...?" is to be understood, in my view of the answer, as really meaning "What might some Christians (somewhere) believe to be ...
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Bad answer smell - the rhetorical question

Personally the examples I remember seeing almost always include some other major problem and I usually approach these posts from the more defined other problem than the somewhat vague issue of the ...
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Can somebody please help me provide acceptable answers?

The question was asked many years ago, and since then we have clarified our community conventions for Biblical basis questions. The current conventions are that answers must almost always be in ...
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Are Scholarly Answers About Christianity On-Topic?

Are Scholarly Answers About Christianity On-Topic? The short answer is absolutely. Scholarly answers are in fact the best way to answer questions here. Scholarly method The scholarly method or ...
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Are Scholarly Answers About Christianity On-Topic?

Of course scholarly answers are on-topic here. And the example you gave is what we'd expect answers to be for historical questions. If your answers have been downvoted, perhaps it's because you're ...
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Are Scholarly Answers About Christianity On-Topic?

I think only scholarly answers are on topic. But mods mostly act on flags so its' always a judgement call to make, I hope nothing has been deleted specifically for being objective. But there are ...
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Are scripture only answers to Catholic Scripture questions not answers?

A standard of question which inherently rejects this core fact about Catholic epistemology cannot be considered valid, therefore: we must allow for questions not to specify specifically a dogmatic or ...
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