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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Ten The Jews : “ Mel Brooks Is Jewish ? ... Are We Jewish ? ” ne night while working on this book , I heard my daughter reading aloud to my wife a story by Isaac Bashevis Singer , the great Jewish writer and Nobel laureate .
In the episode , members of the Simpson family are so oblivious to Judaism that they are shocked to discover that Krusty is Jewish . Having been invited to dinner , the clown is asked by Marge to offer a grace before the meal .
The Jewish content of The Simpsons inspired one fan , Brian Rosman , a health policy researcher at a Brandeis University think tank , to create a web site that features still shots from “ Like Father , Like Clown " under the heading ...
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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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