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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After bowling a perfect game , Homer is briefly the center of Springfield's attention , only to have the spotlight inevitably fade . “ They did it to Jesus and now they're doing it to me , ” he tells his wife , who is shocked .
from Homer what is going on . He tells her , truthfully , that nothing untoward has taken place . “ Nothing , ” however , includes watching Lurleen try on outfits in her trailer , which he insists is not seamy .
Again Homer resolves to distance himself from Mindy because of their " uncontrollable attraction . ” The breakup speech he had prepared , written on his hand , dissolves into sweat and gibberish . As Homer tries to make himself ...
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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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