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The quantity or size of quotations is not the issue, I don't think. If a verse is worth citing it's probably worth quoting. The issue is much more that some of these questions and answers are not focused, including tangentially relevant stuff, often without explaining it. Writing good focused and concise answers is a skill which takes some time to learn. If ...


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Thanks for bringing this up on meta, it's pretty important, whether or not you stay, that we make sure folk are not driven away by over-eager evangelism of any persuasion. Of course I'd like you to stay, your contributions are useful and have been well-received. As long as you are happy for views you don't agree with to appear in answers, there is no reason ...


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There are several ways to proceed here. I agree with @curiousdannii that most academic institutions will accept a quote or citation from any source provided it is appropriately documented with references internally Some of the users here have contact information in their profile section and welcome private contact For those who wish to remain anonymous, it ...


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It's a little hard to tell from your image, but it looks like the post has quite of lot of high-lighting in the texts cited, presumably with the intention of drawing specific attention to particular words/phrases/verses in context. In which case, there isn't a substitute for direct citation. Of course the question of whether an answer is 'useful' is ...


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Welcome! A number of contributors also have included on their profile page links to their contact information, or to a website they run, which in turn would provide a means of private correspondence.


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I'd just comment below their answer asking how they would like to be cited. If they never reply, then you can cite them using their username/pseudonym here.


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I mostly agree with Jack's answer, and I DO agree with "respect your audience". Having said that, this is a site where we discuss the Bible and in the Bible there are many candid references to the identity of God. A Jew can accept this, certainly Christians, but most atheists I know ridicule or discredit this. It would therefore be very tenuous at best to ...


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