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Criticism of Second Esdras' First Two Chapters

It's On-Topic as far as I'm concerned. In the Site Tour we link to What Texts are Open for Examination?. The community consensus is currently as follows: "You build a site for a group of experts....
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Where does external evidence fit on a hermeneutics site?

All of our understanding of the Bible is mediated through things outside the Bible. At the very least we have our understanding of the Biblical languages. We rely on lexicons (dictionaries) which in ...
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On Posting a Possible Duplicate

I don't see any problem with this. Questions across different sites are not usually considered duplicates as long as they are tailored to ask something specific tailored to the subject matter/...
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Guidelines on biblical citations

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 ...
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Filter questions with selected best answer

As Davïd mentioned the Data Explorer is a powerful way to sort through and find things in the content of SE sites. However for this particular case it is overkill, the built in site search has this ...
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What do we do with click bait questions?

Question titles should not be click-bait and should be edited to clearly identify what they concern. Feel free to edit question titles yourself if they seem click-baity to you.
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Filter questions with selected best answer

I think the best was is by using the Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE), available from the data link in the footer to every page on the network. For example: this "Orphan questions" query finds Qs ...
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Guidelines on biblical citations

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 ...
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What tag should I use if my question is about verse placement in English translations, not the translations themselves?

I'm not certain I understand what you mean by "verse placement." I believe you may mean where/why verses are chosen to be "broken" at that point in the text in relation to the original language texts (...
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What is a "word study"?

It needs a narrow scope on our site Limits & pitfalls Some important points arise about the size of projects, from your other post: Word-study questions across books from different authors are ...
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How to avoid pointless disputes when questions assume a specific doctrine is or is not true?

Is there a solution to this wasteful and pointless exercise in futility? Yes. Point out who premises his views or interpretation by resorting to the Biblical text(s) at issue and who does not. This ...
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Is there such thing as too many questions?

If you ask too many bad questions (if they get closed with lots of downvotes) the site software itself will stop you from asking questions for a while. That's out of the hands of the mods - we can ...
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