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What do I need to know about Christian denominations in order to ask an on-topic question at Christianity.SE?

Short answer: it depends. In particular, the traditions/denominations that are helpful to know about depend on the topic of your question. As in most cases, Wikipedia is a great place to start. ...
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What about non denominational questions?

People like to use the term "non-denominational" as though it is a completely amorphous, shapeless mass that cannot be measured or categorized. But in fact, even though such churches don't associate ...
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What constitutes a Pentecostal answer?

Like many other Christian movements there are a family of Pentecostal denominations. General characteristics: Protestant Evangelical Baptistic Charismatic Polity is often a weak association of ...
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What about non denominational questions?

This is entirely the fault of non-denominationalists1 for using confusing terminology and trying to pretend the elephant in the room doesn't exist. As much as many people inside the tradition would ...
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Trinitarian sensitivities or just odd behaviour?

As one of the relatively few active users here who is neither Unitarian nor Trinitarian, perhaps I can offer a distinct perspective. I have no dog in that fight. It seems to be a consistent response ...
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Is it fair to use "protestant" as a synonym for "credobaptist"?

No, of course not, and I can't remember seeing anyone here ever mistake the two. It's definitely not a common mistake. The major branches of Protestantism include: Credobaptist Adventism Anabaptist (...
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I keep hearing that all the branches are SO different. Would branching off be feasible?

Would splitting religions of Christianity be too problematic? Yes. It would be too problematic. For many reasons. How would you define which group(s) belong on which site? How would you handle ...
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What about a denomination-survey tag?

I'm in favor of change like this. Let me attempt a concrete usage suggestion: denomination is used for the concept of denominations, and all five of the questions in the OP would fit in it What are ...
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Trinitarian sensitivities or just odd behaviour?

I concur with the comments you received that your response doesn't really answer the question. Most of it did not explain what Unitarians teach it means for Jesus to be the "Son of God", but ...
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What about non denominational questions?

One reason for there being more denominationally scoped questions is because we goad users into making their Truth questions on-topic and the easiest shortcut to that is to add a denomination. But ...
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What do I need to know about Christian denominations in order to ask an on-topic question at Christianity.SE?

Question: What do I need to know about Christian denominations in order to ask an on-topic question at Christianity.SE? I'd say the most basic thing is the name of the denomination. Asking about what ...
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