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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One of the few physical images of Jesus in the history of The Simpsons is in the same episode , a quick People's Court parody , “ Jesus Christ vs. Checker Chariot , ” depicting a silent , bearded Jesus in a business suit and neck brace ...
“ They did it to Jesus and now they're doing it to me , ” he tells his wife , who is shocked . “ Are you comparing yourself to Our Lord ? ” Marge asks . “ In bowling ability , yes , ” Homer replies blithely .
Another reason Jesus may be largely off - limits for The Simpsons is the problem many Christians have associating their Savior — or any aspect of the New Testament — with humor . ( The Hebrew Bible offers more opportunities , as 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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