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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Sometimes the sentence refers to a theme of the story to follow , and sometimes it is a stand - alone gag , as in an episode in 2000 when Bart writes , “ I was not touched by an angel ” —a dig at The Simpsons ' Sunday night competition ...
Each Sunday the pews are full . Worshipers represent every economic segment of the community , from Mr. Burns to “ Cletus the Slack - jawed Yokel . ” Children sit with their parents . African Americans , from Dr. Hibbert and his family ...
The nature of heaven and hell is a topic that comes up often at Sunday school at Springfield Community Church . Unlike many mainline Protestants — and the pope characters in The Simpsons believe unquestionably in ...
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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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