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Should we encourage the answerer to post their denominational viewpoint vs. closing truth questions?

tl;dr> Yes and No. Yes, it is helpful when answers specify the tradition, but no, we don't want those kinds of questions in the first place. Ideally, the question is going to be scoped to a ...
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What is the site language policy concerning differences between British and American English?

The policy for British vs. American English across the entire SE network, as far as I'm aware, is that we ought to honor the spelling (and grammar) of the OP. IOW, if you wrote in British English, it ...
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Should we encourage the answerer to post their denominational viewpoint vs. closing truth questions?

TL;DR No. This would be encouraging a class of question often referred to as a "list question", which is heavily discouraged. It also encourages voting wars, which is one of the principal ...
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Are 'extra information' answers encouraged here?

Answers on this site need to address the original question. They can of course different ground than other answers –maybe hit on some things where other answers were weak– but they must actually ...
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Should we encourage the answerer to post their denominational viewpoint vs. closing truth questions?

I agree with Flimzy and Affable Geek and the reasons they gave. Let me offer one more reason to support that viewpoint. One thing that makes such truth questions "too broad" is the fact that they ...
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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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