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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Advance Praise for The Gospel according to The Simpsons “ The Simpsons is one of the most subtle pieces of propaganda around in the cause of sense , humility , and virtue . Mark Pinsky manages to decipher the code without deadening the ...
Crucifixion and resurrection , essential elements of Christianity , are also not often referred to in the series because neither is “ a big laugh getter , ” according to executive producer Mike Scully . The writers would use such ...
Beth Keller , “ The Gospel according to Bart : Examining the Religious Elements of The Simpsons , " master's thesis , Regent University , College of Communication and the Arts , pter 6 Pope ! pter 8 Pull 2nd . Groei.
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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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