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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Just as Ned Flanders and Reverend Lovejoy embody Protestant Christianity on The Simpsons , the character Krusty the Clown represents the Jews . The host of a popular children's show on the local television station , Krusty was ...
Krusty's show on The Simpsons features live gags and routines before an audience of kids , along with violent cartoons starring a cat and mouse named Itchy and Scratchy . Commercials promote a full line of Krusty merchandise : posters ...
In a kitchen segment of his show , “ Cooking with Krusty , " the chef surprises the clown with the news that he has gotten Krusty's mother's recipe for a traditional Passover breakfast fare , called “ matzoh brie .
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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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