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Oct
17
reviewed Leave Open What is considered chaste behaviour from a Catholic perspective?
Oct
17
reviewed Close Did God create man to be gods themselves?
Oct
17
reviewed Leave Closed Did Jesus ever explain how God decides to slot certain souls into certain human bodies?
Oct
16
revised Why did John the Baptist lose his faith in Christ?
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Oct
16
asked Why does the LDS Church put an emphasis on prepping?
Oct
16
awarded  Notable Question
Oct
16
comment Refuting false claim about The Catholic Church in the Medieval Ages
@curiousdannii and Geremia - Please avoid discussion in comments. Comments are not an acceptable medium for debate. Also, some of the comments here could be turned into the more focused, specific questions I suggested, so you can get the specific claim as well as the apologetic answer to it, all while earning rep and behaving constructively.
Oct
16
comment Refuting false claim about The Catholic Church in the Medieval Ages
This seems a bit broad for this particular venue. The only short answer is to get specific charges, not sweeping generic ones like the one listed, and then refute those. Start with "Give me specific examples of how the Church suppressed knowledge". Otherwise there's no reason to bother refuting the claim. If the attacker can't produce the basis for the claim, then it's simply a baseless claim that should be ignored. To try to address a baseless claim gives it credibility. Demand specifics that can be proved or disproved, and refute the specifics.
Oct
16
comment What is considered chaste behaviour from a Catholic perspective?
I think the part that can be read as offensive is " The Catholic position seems to be that sex is to be between married couples, to avoid contraception and to ensure that male orgasm occurs inside his wife's vagina." That's a gross mis-characterization of the stance of the Church or the reasoning behind it. It's off enough to be easily read as sarcastic statements about their teachings. This would be better if it were simpler. "Does the Catholic Church teach that only intercourse is pre-marital activity, or does it include foreplay? If the latter, where's the line?"
Oct
15
comment Is there biblical evidence that God knows my unspoken thoughts?
Welcome to the site. As a new visitor, I'd recommend checking out the following two posts, which are meant to help newcomers "learn the ropes": help page and How we are different than other sites? This question isn't really answerable except by personal opinions, which is really not the scope of this site.
Oct
15
reviewed Leave Open How many witnesses are there who physically saw and/or touched the golden plates from which the Book of Mormon was reportedly translated?
Oct
10
comment Why is vengeance for the Lord?
@HelpingHand and The Freemason, please refrain from discussions in comments. If you need to converse, take it to Christianity Chat. I've deleted the off-topic comments and left the ones that are actually relevant to the question.
Oct
10
comment Literal and historical interpretation of the Bible
Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been <a href="chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/17786/… to chat</a>.
Oct
9
comment Christians are doomed to hell?
@FMS - I think the answer is "No it's not supported", with an addendum last half of the last sentence agreeing that it's odd that an unsupported perception is posted on the site.
Oct
5
accepted Does the Catholic Church teach that it has the authority to change what is morally right and wrong?
Oct
5
revised Does the Catholic Church teach that it has the authority to change what is morally right and wrong?
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Oct
5
revised Does the Catholic Church teach that it has the authority to change what is morally right and wrong?
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Oct
5
asked Does the Catholic Church teach that it has the authority to change what is morally right and wrong?
Oct
1
comment How do Protestants understand major differences in doctrine between denominations?
This answer would be a lot better if you could add references showing that this is a common understanding, and who teaches/believes it. On this site, we're not looking for personal interpretation or opinions, but rather focusing on what various Christian groups teach. See How we are different than other sites? and What makes a good supported answer?
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer