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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Miscellaneous : " Hindu ! ... There is a Hindu priest in town , Sadruddin Mabaradad , host of an exercise show called “ Yoga Party ” on the Springfield ... For other residents of the town , Apu is their introduction to Hinduism .
Like Catholics and Protestants , some Hindus have objected to their portrayal on The Simpsons . In the mid - 1990s , Southern California Hindus protested the representation of Ganesha . The president of the Federation of Hindu ...
Palaniswami stresses that humor can signal cultural receptivity : “ Hindus in America don't yet understand that ... is seen by millions of Americans who don't have a clue about the ancient and profound Hindu beliefs and customs .
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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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