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Can we ban and delete all the help-me-find-a-cassette-tape questions?

The only reason I'd say no is because: the more likely this site will come up in Google and other search engines when people are searching for Christian cassette tapes, and the more we'll see of ...
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Should "Is there a trend toward not capitalizing the word "Bible"?" have been closed?

We have many other questions about Christian language, such as the phrase tag, and other questions such as these: Is there any substantive difference between the verbal reference "second ...
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Off Topic Questions

For some types of questions, we do this already – the Biblical Hermeneutics Stack Exchange site is frequently referenced in response to questions that ask about the meaning of specific biblical texts. ...
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What is meant by survey?

Survey questions expect each answer(er) to propose their version on an answer. A survey question: Hey what do you all believe about baptizing babies? This kind of question is not a good fit for ...
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Does Trinitarian seem too broad to you?

Trinitarian is generally too broad in my opinion unless the question specifically address the concept of the Trinity. If the question asks him Trinitarians address the theory of evolution, that's ...
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Is this question off topic now that I have edited it?

You wrote something is this meta post that is a huge red flag suggesting the question should not, in fact, be re-opened: I would like to see more answers that address other views. This sites's Q&...
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Flagging a low quality late answers on questions that would be closed if asked currently

I think the approach I'd recommend is similar to yours, but perhaps my reasoning will be helpful to share. In general, we have the same problems with new-user answers on off-topic questions as we do ...
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Does Trinitarian seem too broad to you?

Question scope is not limited to just groups that have some authority in place. Any doctrinal position can function to define the scope of a question. What types of questions this is appropriate for ...
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Why was my prophets of mercy question migrated yet my guitar question is on-topic?

That Young Sheldon question had no clear connection to Christianity, lots and lots of real and imagined religions have a notion of a priesthood. Judaism, Rush songs, Japenese RPG's, they're not about ...
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Why was my prophets of mercy question migrated yet my guitar question is on-topic?

Your new question was migrated because it has absolutely nothing to do with Christianity. I suggest you not ask questions with no clear relevance to Christianity here again.
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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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Does Trinitarian seem too broad to you?

Answer take 2. Because I missed the point the first time around. This meta post seems to have gotten started of all the wrong foot by ⓐ talking about the problem being whether the topic was too bread ...
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What is meant by survey?

I think when I've read this before I took it to mean that survey/overview questions have to be appropriately sized. We allow overview questions, but not ones that would take a book to answer. An ...
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Off Topic Questions

I don't think that's such a hot idea, The website is blocked by my company's firewall. Sounds like Protestant mischief. For Catholic mischief, I might as well tell you to ask it on catholicanswers....
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Where to post question about Christian theological implication of the Narnia stories

You can make a tag for any notable work. Chronicles of Narnia would be a fine subject. I've about George MacDonald's works with some success. I think Narnia would be on topic. However, I'm a ...
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Can we ban and delete all the help-me-find-a-cassette-tape questions?

Do these questions really provide any value to the community? Given this statement about the Reason for Existence of the Christianity SE, it seems perhaps too obvious that these questions are of no ...
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Apologetics != Offtopic

"...what to say if I'm asked why I stand against homosexuality." "Apologetics is 'reason applied to faith'. Reason, which should be accessible to anyone regardless of their faith (OP.") ...
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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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How is a question asking for examples of secular historians supporting a Christian argument for Jesus' resurrection off-topic?

I try to answer your question and explain why this question (the one you pointed out) is on topic. Being a relative newcomer, I defer to others and moderators, esp. those who also moderate other SE ...
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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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Where to post question about Christian theological implication of the Narnia stories

Where to post question about Christian theological implication of the Narnia stories? Go for it on main site at Christianity SE. I believe it would be quite on topic. Here follows a sample question ...
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Should "Is there a trend toward not capitalizing the word "Bible"?" have been closed?

Is there any reason to think the answer to "Is 'bible' becoming an acceptable form of 'Bible'?" different than "Is 'r u' becoming an acceptable form of 'are you'?" If not, then it's just an English ...
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Why does God...?

These questions are off topic They are an argument, not a question.
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Why can't we recommend Biblical Hermeneutics when closing / flagging?

We (mods) can migrate to BH.se now, just close as Community Specific Belongs on another site Search for Biblical (no one knows how to spell Herman-new-ticks) And close the question that way. If a ...
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