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Copyright and Attribution

I recently posted a question including quotations from the bible. I didn't give it much thought at the time but later remembered that many versions of the bible, including the ESV I used, are ...
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Any online Greek/Hebrew resources we can quote from?

For questions involving the original languages, it would be helpful to be able to link to Bible passages in Greek or Hebrew. There are plenty of online Bibles in modern languages, but much fewer, it ...
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How to make ourselves known to “real” experts

While we already have plenty of people interested in the topic and good at doing research (overflow from other SE sites), it seems like this site won't succeed without "real" experts: professors, ...
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Are questions about historic interpretations on-topic?

Are questions about historic interpretations or how specific people from history applied the field of hermeneutics to their work on topic? I have tested the waters a little here: How consistent were ...
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Tag Names for Enumerated Books

I noticed that we have tags for 1-john and 1st-corinthians. Is there a standard convention we should adopt for consistency's sake? I actually like the names of both those tags based solely on ...
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Use of original languages

How should we view the use of the original Biblical languages (Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek) in questions and answers? Should transliteration be encouraged for the sake of those who are less familiar with ...
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Hermeneutics vs Exegesis

Is "Biblical Hermeneutics" the best name for this site? So far, it seems few of the questions asked (similar with earlier phases) have much to do with hermeneutics directly, and are more exegetical. ...
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How should we deal with “novice” questions during the beta?

As mentioned in various places including another meta question, it is very important during the site's beta (especially the private beta) to focus on questions that are expert-level, specific, and ...
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Does this site's URL need to be changed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: What should our URL be? What should our title be? I've heard, from those listening to today's Stack Exchange Podcast, there was some discussion about the URL (and possibly ...
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What texts are open for examination?

I assume the baseline here is interpretation of and principles behind understanding the 66 book Protestant canon. What about the extra 7 Deuterocanonical books used by Catholics? What about the extra ...
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How can we attract high-quality Biblical scholars and still be welcoming to interested amateurs?

Simply what the title says. I would love to be able to come here and ask questions from my own study or other sources and receive high-quality answers. What principles should we follow to ensure a ...
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How can this site distinguish itself from Christianity.SE?

Might as well address the elephant in the room right off the bat. Many questions on Christianity deal with exegesis. During the proposal process, there was a lot of consensus to merge the Biblical ...

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