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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The picture circulates around town , mortifying Marge and getting Homer kicked out of the house . He finishes the episode on the stage of a burlesque show , telling the audience ( including Marge ) that , “ as ridiculous as this sounds ...
When Lurleen calls the house and asks Homer to come over , he asks Marge's permission before agreeing . At her trailer , the singer says that one of the reasons she trusts him so much is that no other man in her life has been nice to ...
At the Simpson home , Homer is taking up the slack created by Marge's time at the bowling alley . Dinner is usually take - out , but he is still exhausted by the nighttime routine of child care and is shocked when his wife tells him she ...
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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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