The Gospel According to the Simpsons: The Spiritual Life of the World's Most Animated Family

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Westminster John Knox Press, 01/01/2001 - 164 páginas
How did The Simpsons, one of the most popular television shows in history go from being attacked by many religious leaders for its lack of family values to being called one of the most theologically relevant programs in prime time?

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A good honest look at how religion is portrayed on The Simpsons (up until their 2001 season). Interesting in its scope about how it portrays primarily Christian beliefs (and written by a Jewish ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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Mark Pinsky is a writer on faith, media, and popular culture; in this book he talks about how The Simpsons went from being attacked by many religious leaders for its lack of family values to being called one of the most theologically relevant shows on television. Ler crítica na íntegra

Índice

Divine Imagery Perfect Teeth Nice Smell A Class Act All the Way
14
Personal Prayer Dear God Give the Bald Guy a Break
30
Does Lisa Speak for Jesus? Theres Something Wrong with That Kid Shes So Moral
39
The Evangelical Next Door If Everyone Were Like Ned Flanders Thered Be No Need for Heaven
47
The Church and the Preacher We Dont Have a Prayer
69
Heaven Hell and the Devil Id Sell My Soul for a Donut
91
Moral Dilemmas Dad We May Have Saved Your Soul
98
The Bible I Think It May Be Somewhere toward the Back
112
The Jews Mel Brooks Is Jewish? Are We Jewish?
129
Miscellaneous Hindu There Are 700 Million of Us
146
The Creators Humor Is in Indirect Proportion to Ones True Belief
156
Conclusion Cloaking the Sacred with the Profane?
170
A Note on Methodology
182
Notes
183
Bibliography
187
Acknowledgments
189

Catholics Thats Catholic Marge Voodoo
120

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