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Young Earth Creationism[edit]

Please see the edit war I have been involved in today at Young Earth Creationism, and see if anyone can help with the tag at the top of that page. Thanks, Til Eulenspiegel (talk) 18:53, 10 January 2010 (UTC)

WP 1.0 bot announcement[edit]

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Oriental Orthodoxy articles have been selected for the Wikipedia 0.8 release[edit]

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Christianity portals[edit]

I am currently trying to get together some lists of articles relevant to each Christianity-related portal which could be used, at least potentially, to help bring all the extant portals up to Featured Portal status. The current, admittedly incomplete, list of articles, images, etc., relevant to each portal can be found at User:John Carter/Christianity portals. I also think that, at least in theory, we would probably best use a single article only in a single portal, and that we probably have enough articles to do that, although there might be a few exceptions. I would welcome input from anyone on the associated talk page regarding which articles and other materials they would like to see associated with which portal(s), any suggestions for additional portals or changes to existing portals, etc. Thank you. John Carter (talk) 15:39, 29 September 2010 (UTC)

Request for input in discussion forum[edit]

Given the closely linked subjects of the various religion, mythology, and philosophy groups, it seems to me that we might benefit from having some sort of regular topical discussion forum to discuss the relevant content. I have put together the beginnings of an outline for such discussion at Wikipedia:WikiProject Religion/2011 meeting, and would very much appreciate the input of any interested editors. I am thinking that it might run over two months, the first of which would be to bring forward and discuss the current state of the content, and the second for perhaps some more focused discussion on what, if any, specific efforts might be taken in the near future. Any and all input is more than welcome. John Carter (talk)

Automated message by Project Messenger Bot from John Carter at 15:44, 5 April 2011

Portal check needed[edit]

Could a specialist take a look at the November 2010 and April 2011 edits to Portal:Oriental Orthodoxy/Intro? I saw this in my Recent Change Patrol and don't know what to make of it. -- John of Reading (talk) 11:47, 24 April 2011 (UTC)


Hello, please consider helping update and maintain which is a MediaWiki site which i specific for the Coptic Orthodox (Oriental Orthodox) views and interests published. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 10:46, 5 September 2011 (UTC)

Christian devotional literature[edit]

Christian devotional literature appeared and is a noteworthy topic. But the article is pretty narrow, as I said on the talk there, and the various denominations who read this should really add their respective components to make it balanced. History2007 (talk) 02:40, 28 December 2011 (UTC)

Proposed redirection of Christianity subproject talk pages[edit]

I have recently started discussion about possibly eliminating the use of a separate talk page for it here. Input from any interested editors is very welcome and encouraged. Thank you. John Carter (talk) 22:19, 29 January 2012 (UTC)

Attack on Book of Enoch[edit]

The well known administrator named DBachmann has once again gone on the attack against Ethiopian scholarship on the Book of Enoch, part of the Tewahedo holy canon, and has removed all trace of what Ethiopian scholarship says from the article, leaving only the POV that he supports. Dealing with this guy in the past has always been very difficult, because he imagines he is very powerful on wikipedia. What can be done about such bullying tactics? Til Eulenspiegel (talk) 13:15, 29 February 2012 (UTC)

Comment on the WikiProject X proposal[edit]

Hello there! As you may already know, most WikiProjects here on Wikipedia struggle to stay active after they've been founded. I believe there is a lot of potential for WikiProjects to facilitate collaboration across subject areas, so I have submitted a grant proposal with the Wikimedia Foundation for the "WikiProject X" project. WikiProject X will study what makes WikiProjects succeed in retaining editors and then design a prototype WikiProject system that will recruit contributors to WikiProjects and help them run effectively. Please review the proposal here and leave feedback. If you have any questions, you can ask on the proposal page or leave a message on my talk page. Thank you for your time! (Also, sorry about the posting mistake earlier. If someone already moved my message to the talk page, feel free to remove this posting.) Harej (talk) 22:47, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

Nomination of Ethiopian Orthodox Tehadeso Church for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether the article Ethiopian Orthodox Tehadeso Church is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The article will be discussed at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Ethiopian Orthodox Tehadeso Church until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the article during the discussion, including to improve the article to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the article-for-deletion notice from the top of the article. -- Gyrofrog (talk) 20:49, 11 November 2014 (UTC)

Discussion regarding at Wikipedia:Reliable sources/Noticeboard[edit]

You are invited to join the discussion at Wikipedia:Reliable sources/ Thanks. Gyrofrog (talk) 19:00, 21 November 2014 (UTC)

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Harej (talk) 16:56, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

Gevorgian Seminary listed at Requested moves[edit]


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Template_talk:S-rel#Introduce two new parameters[edit]

There is a dicussion on how to fix the template:S-rel, which has used for many Oriental Orthodox bishops and many Eastern Orthodox Church bishops.
Please comment at Template_talk:S-rel#Introduce two new parameters. tahc chat 15:22, 10 November 2015 (UTC)

Armenian Cathedral of the Holy Cross listed at Requested moves[edit]


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{{Christian mysticism}} RM needs more voices[edit]

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Marthoma Metropolitans of Malankara listed at Requested moves[edit]


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