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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She backs the rights of striking workers in Springfield and , in the years when South Africa had a white - ruled government , she had anti - apartheid posters hanging in her bedroom . When Bart asks how the comic character Richie Rich ...
A CD - ROM called “ Virtual Springfield ” shows a book of Ukrainian erotica and a metal box labeled “ hush money ” hidden in the preacher's lectern . ) In a welcoming essay in The Simpsons ' Guide to Springfield , Lovejoy explains that ...
A sign in front of Temple Beth Springfield advertises the coming Saturday sermon as “ Coping with Christmas , " although the “ December dilemma ” does not usually trouble Orthodox Jews . Jewish dietary laws are another recurring theme .
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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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