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Rename the site to Hermeneutics from "Biblical Hermeneutics"

Hermenuetics is a general field of study which is applied to all the Semitic scriptures including the Quran. The Arabic term widely used for Hermenuetics is "Usool At Tafseer". There is also a Wiki ...
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Can we reformulate the "Specific Bible passage" close reason?

This question currently has two close votes for the following reason: Questions about biblical topics but without a specific Bible passage are off-topic as hermeneutical methods cannot be applied ...
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Please can we have a custom close reason "...doesn't start from the text..."?

I don't know the stats but I think all our current close reasons are used regularly, so we don't want to change them. However there has also been significant support for having a close reason that ...
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Font Choice and Hebrew Rendering

When this site finally makes it out of beta and gets its own design, I'd like to request that the font be serif rather than sans-serif (or at least when rendering Hebrew). Compare these screenshots of ...
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Can we remove the preferential sorting of accepted answers?

On Stack Overflow, the "accepted" answer shows that the loop has been closed and the question has been answered to the satisfaction of the asker. That's true here too. But there's a big difference ...
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What if the Q&A process were prompted for new users up to a certain number of rep points

This site seeks to be an expert site; however, it also appeals to those interested in studying the text. Thus, we tend to draw many novice users. Such new users seem to be fairly consistent in the ...
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Verse level search capability?

Assuming the BH.SE site ever gets out of BETA, is there any chance that part of the customization of the site could include a specialized "search" feature, so that one can do verse level searching? ...
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Marking answers down

I am concerned that answers given can be marked down without users having to give any reason for why they have done so. This seems counter productive. If one of my answers is marked down I want to ...
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Why in the world did someone make a 'book-of-hebrews' tag?

This goes against the whole book naming paradigm, each book should get its own tag, which is the name of the book. I guess this will be a tag-synonym request.
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I don't like the title Biblical Hermeneutics

It is not clear to me but this site welcomes Judaism too right? I 2nd the notion that the title Biblical Hermeneutics sounds like Xtian Hermeneutics. To me, Bible = Xtianity I think Judaism call it ...
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