The Gospel According to the Simpsons: The Spiritual Life of the World's Most Animated Family
Westminster John Knox Press, 2001 - 164 páginas
This is the first book-length treatment of the religious implications of "The Simpsons, " which has been called by some religious leaders the most theologically relevant show on TV. Using his accessible style, Pinsky explores the treatment of God on the show, the use of prayer in the Simpson household, Lisa as the voice of Jesus, the evangelical Flanders, and the moral dilemmas the characters face. Illustrations.
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sity , said in a newspaper interview that the series “ doesn't compare just with other television programs , but with the best of American humor . Will Rogers , Mark Twain and The Simpsons can happily occupy the same stratosphere of ...
n American college and high school campuses today , the name most associated with the word “ Christian ” —other than Jesus — is not the pope or Mother Teresa or even Billy Graham . Instead , it's a goofy - looking guy named Ned Flanders ...
Unlike the Catholic League and Media Action Network for Asian Americans , however , the Hindu group was not able to ... By contrast , American converts to Hinduism , steeped in our culture of irony , seemed amused and unfazed by the ...
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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
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