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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A syndicated Sunday comic strip in 250 newspapers reaches an audience of fourteen million , and hundreds of thousands of copies of more than two dozen authorized books about the show have been sold - part of a billion - dollar Simpsons ...
The Simpsons ' message , in particular , is that “ your moral authorities don't always have your best interest in mind . Teachers , principals , clergymen , politicians — for The Simpsons , they're all goofballs , and I think that's a ...
Peel away the laughter , and you will find The Simpsons have a strong foundation in love and faithfulness . " 4 The show's potshots at Christians and their church did not offend Curtis . “ When it comes to exposing human foibles ...
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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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