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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In some of these settings , Lovejoy is portrayed as callous and judgmental in ways ministers are not supposed to be . After being tossed out of the house for a typical act of boorishness , Homer figures he has a natural ally in the ...
Lovejoy agrees to join Ned Flanders and Willie , the elementary school's strong - willed janitor , to kidnap and deprogram Simpson family members from the cult's compound . After the minister's attempts to subdue Homer with a baseball ...
A deeper problem for the church is Lovejoy's sense of mission . The newly minted minister arrived in Springfield in the 1970s , driving a Volkswagen Karman Ghia and listening to the Doobie Brothers ' “ Jesus Is Just All Right ” on 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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