Linked Questions

8
votes
4answers
305 views

2020 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
4
votes
2answers
126 views

This is not the place for theological apologetics

A great question was posed several years ago that deals with an underlying concept that is important to grasp: Is dispensationalism a theological framework or a hermeneutical approach? I personally ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

What are the main differences and main similarities between Biblical Hermeneutics site and Christianity site?

The title is the question, I could ask it in the body of the question but there is no need to repeat myself. I would also like to be aware what questions are exactly for one and what are for the other ...
13
votes
0answers
1k views

A helpful flowchart for asking questions on BH.SE

Here is a helpful flowchart for asking questions on BH.SE. Relevant meta posts for each decision are listed below: My goal is for this be a helpful reference and 'one-stop-shop' for users. Also note ...
20
votes
2answers
5k views

How can we educate new users about our site distinctives?

Experienced users frequently remark that we attract a lot of first-time answers that significantly miss the mark. Answers from new users are often pure opinions, or tangential discussions that don't ...
-8
votes
1answer
119 views

Why aren't downvotes removed when the reason for giving them no longer exists?

To @Dan specifically, because his comments are being presented here, but generally, to all who behave in like manner. Here are Dan's comments attached to my answer concerning Interpretations of Elihu ...
6
votes
2answers
302 views

What do we want to do with answers that aren't very useful and don't show their work?

Let's suppose we know what it looks like to "show your work" in an exegesis answer and let's suppose you read an answer that fails to meet the minimum standard. If you come back to that answer a few ...
7
votes
1answer
215 views

Can you supply me with links for new members?

Sometimes I'll flag a low quality answer, but I'd like to do more to help the member understand the criteria for answering question. Can someone supply me with a template of what you to post to ...
7
votes
3answers
251 views

Is this a Christian hermeneutics forum?

I find that people with traditional Christian povs are apparently given the licence to be parenthetic in their questions. However, when I ask my question with parenthetic explanation on my Jewish ...
1
vote
1answer
178 views

'Good Fit' vs. 'Bad Fit' Hermeneutics

I've previously pointed out that the overwhelming majority of Biblical Studies scholars are empiricist in method. Concerning epistemology, Biblical Studies emphasizes evidence, especially as ...
6
votes
3answers
400 views

Current situation for hermeneutics.SE (Nov 2013)

I really love this site. I check it out daily and tries to be a good citizen by contributing from time to time. My time however is limited. I know that there are some disagreements among those of ...
4
votes
3answers
122 views

Is this site helpful?

Jon Ericson, who I very much respect, posted this question to Meta recently, and something about it bothered me. A couple things he mentioned were ... I think, "What question should I ask?" Asking ...
4
votes
6answers
228 views

Studying the Bible vs. Bible Study

I've previously highlighted the distinction between Biblical Studies and Scriptural Studies, of which this is a postscript seeking community feedback on future direction. While there is a similar post ...
4
votes
2answers
241 views

Is editing out theology the thrust of the site's new direction?

Recently an answer was edited with only a revision history of "per https://hermeneutics.meta.stackexchange.com/a/777/208". The link is to the top-voted answer to What kind of site do we ultimately ...
9
votes
3answers
860 views

All traditions are welcome on Biblical Hermeneutics

Dan recently wrote: We should avoid the fallacy that we can somehow require diversity. We certainly welcome diverse perspectives, but what if some questions only have Christian perspectives? We can'...

15 30 50 per page