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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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'...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What should be done about answers that have significant amounts of (superfluous) opinion? [duplicate]

Let's presume an answer does a good job answering the question and meets the requirement of showing its work. Here is part of the current guideline for showing work: It's OK to a degree for an ...
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Divergent Philosophies, Convergent Mission

There's been plenty of talk about what we're doing wrong lately. Here's a little post about what I believe we're doing right. It's also an attempt to document what I believe are the three main ...
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'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 ...
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Could we post a general disclaimer on the site, given the diversity of contributing members?

I noticed an edit today that inserted in someone else's post, "This answer is from __ perspective." I understand the difficulties that arise in a community as divers as this one. I also appreciate ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...

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