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Sep
2
comment Does being a Christian mean being a Bible literalist?
Note: It's time to bring this discussion to chat. Please refrain from carrying on extended conversations in comments. Comments should generally address improvements to the original post. They're not for participating in on-going debate or parenthetical discussions. Thanks.
Sep
2
reviewed Approve suggested edit on mosaic-law tag wiki excerpt
Sep
2
reviewed Approve suggested edit on virgin-mary tag wiki excerpt
Sep
2
comment How do Christians understand the omniscience of God in relation to the Uncertainty Principle?
Note: <remaining comments removed> -- Once these comment threads veer from helping or clarifying the original post, it's time to bring these "conversations" to chat. Please stop using comments for on-going discussion. Thank you.
Sep
2
awarded  Commentator
Sep
2
comment Why does Intelligent Design reject evolution, even intelligently designed and executed evolution?
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Aug
31
comment How does the Bible say I should find a mate?
@Flimzy: Injecting the word "Bible" doesn't make the question on topic. I just don't see how this question relates to the subject of Christianity.
Aug
31
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Aug
31
comment What does the Bible say about ecology?
@djeikyb: I agree. This question is really broad, leaving the users only guessing what type of information would actually be helpful to the author. Perhaps if you had a much more specific problem you are trying to solve, you could provide a bit more detail.
Aug
31
comment Will suicide keep me out of Heaven?
@djeikyb: Your objection lies with the (potentially) poor answers, not with the question. Christianity most definitely has doctrinal teachings regarding suicide and Heaven. If someone's answer is helpful and authoritative (i.e. cites those teachings), vote it up. If an answer is simply a rant or laced with opinion, anecdotal stories, or hearsay, vote it down. As asked, this questions seems reasonably objective, or at least meets the guidelines of good subjective .
Aug
31
revised Why are there so many translations of the Bible?
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Aug
30
awarded  Teacher
Aug
30
revised Why are there so many translations of the Bible?
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Aug
30
awarded  Editor
Aug
30
revised Why are there so many translations of the Bible?
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Aug
30
answered Why are there so many translations of the Bible?
Aug
29
comment How can one overcome lustful desires?
This is a good question, but it's not a good for this type of Q&A. Stack Exchange is designed to create an authoritative collection of answers to canonical questions about Christianity. I can see this being asked of a congregation to share interesting discussion an through-provoking stories. But this type of story-sharing and communing isn't really what this site is about. "We expect answers to generally involve facts, references, or specific expertise; this question will likely solicit opinion, debate, arguments, polling, or extended discussion." This is better suited to a discussion forum.
Aug
29
comment What can we do to grow closer to God?
It's a good question, just not really a good fit for this type of Q&A. Stack Exchange is designed to create an authoritative collection of answers to canonical questions about Christianity. I can envision a congregation sitting around with this being the question of the day. It would likely result in lots of interesting discussion and revelation, but that style of reflection and communing isn't really what this site is about. I hope you can find such a congregation or online forum for your discussions, but Stack Exchange is not a good support group nor discussion forum. Sorry.
Aug
26
reviewed Reject suggested edit on liberal tag wiki excerpt
Aug
26
reviewed Approve suggested edit on liberal tag wiki