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comment Do The Similarities In The Gospels simply mean copying or is there another answer?
Wouldn't "they were written by people who observed the same events" be another obviously plausible answer?
Apr
30
comment What does Jesus's life from the Bible tell us about the kind of diet he had. Did he promote any particular kind of diet?
Speculative questions about why God /Jesus did/does something are off-topic because they are purely speculative. See Why does God
Apr
18
comment Has the Catholic Church responded to the argument that sex between a married couple can strengthen their emotional bond?
But if I were to have sex with my wife without the intention to procreate, it would be considered a sin by the Catholic Church. Can you add a reference to support that this is actually a Catholic teaching?
Apr
13
comment understanding God
This is both off-topic as primarily opinion-based, and a duplicate of a previously asked question. (Which was also closed as off-topic)
Apr
7
comment How can 1 Corithians 15:3 and Psalms 49:7 be reconciled?
This might be better discussed in a Meta post.
Apr
7
comment How can 1 Corithians 15:3 and Psalms 49:7 be reconciled?
@LeeWoofenden A denominational scoping is not typically needed for "verse contradiction resolution". It has historically, on this site, been acceptable to show resolution to discrepancies following general apologetic rules, such as demonstrating that each of the beliefs are commonly held (which is easy - they are) and relying explaining that the context behind the verses and that the resolution is, as usual, a misunderstanding of context. He's done that here.
Mar
23
comment Adam and Eve Clothed in Light Before the Fall - Origin of Teaching?
Interesting. I've never heard of that before. Can you cite an example?
Mar
23
comment Why does God love us?
I'm sorry, but the community decided long ago that "why does God" questions aren't a good fit for the site. They're too speculative.
Mar
21
comment Paying respects during grace, benediction, etc. as a non-Christian?
I would recommend asking this of the Pastor or Priest of the church you happen to be in.
Mar
21
comment What is the difference between a Bible College and a Seminary?
Thank you for the edit, this now does answer the question Welcome to the site. Please do take some time to read the links in Lee's comment. This really would be better if it were well-referenced, rather than your personal observation, but not bad for a first post. I hope you decide to stick around.
Mar
21
comment When were Gentiles under Law?
@Andrew - there are groups within Christianity that would say they never were, others that say that they were under part of the Law all the time, others that say that only certain laws (those specified in Acts 15), and likely other variations of similar conflicting beliefs. This isn't scoped to prevent the "who's right" arguments..
Mar
2
comment Are any Greek or Roman gods mentioned by name in the Bible?
This answer would be acceptable if you could add references. See What makes a good supported answer?
Feb
7
comment According to the Roman Catholic church, who can baptize a new believer?
I deleted all but the relevant portions of this. Please stick to answering the question, and only answering the question. To clarify a common misconception, this isn't a discussion forum. It's a Q and A site with a very specific format. Answers are not to be used to put opinions or make comments/observations, but rather well-sourced answers as to what is taught by some group within Christianity.
Feb
1
comment What common apologetic arguments support the view that it is more likely that Jesus was resurrected than his body was stolen?
Well, now I've edited the title in an attempt to make it clearly on topic to help prevent it from being closed.
Feb
1
comment What common apologetic arguments support the view that it is more likely that Jesus was resurrected than his body was stolen?
StackExchange sites have a guideline about intentionally being offensive. Your entire post was phrased in such a way that it's clearly disdainful. Per the help, belittling is not OK. I removed the irrelevant content and left you with the core question. Note that I didn't add or alter anything, I simply removed content, to try to ensure that your actual question remained.
Jan
19
comment Is a radically sanated marriage a true marriage without subsequent marital intimacy?
@PeterTurner meta.christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/255/…
Jan
14
comment How do young earth creationists explain the evidence for ice ages?
@TheFreemason please, no snarky comments.
Jan
14
comment Is there a customary way to go around rosary beads?
This answer would be acceptable 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, but rather focusing on what various Christian groups teach. See How we are different than other sites? and What makes a good supported answer?
Jan
13
comment How do young earth creationists explain the evidence for ice ages?
@pehkay - and ray: Discussions on the plausibility/validity of a belief are fine for chat, but not in comments. See the help section on commenting. Specifically when not to comment, which includes: Secondary discussion or debating a controversial point; please use chat instead
Jan
8
comment What denominations consider Apocrypha to be heretical?
Can you clarify what you mean by "believe the books to be heretical"? There's a difference between believing something is "heretical" and "not inspired". Many groups believe that the books themselves are not inspired*, and because the books aren't inspired, the doctrines that are drawn from the books are heretical. I'm not sure I know of any group that considers any of the books themselves to be heretical, just the doctrines that are rooted in the books.