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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Angel once a week , can provide people with the opportunity to compartmentalize their beliefs , so as not to be consumed by them . " 7 Unlike the regular characters on Touched by an Angel , the extraterrestrials on The Simpsons are in ...
Lisa asks the scientist to determine the age of the “ so - called angel , ” which Gould suggests is quite preposterous . Of course , no one makes the obvious and elementary theological observation — that angels are spiritual entities ...
Miraculously , through the courtroom window , the angel reappears on a hillside near where it was found . The crowd stampedes to the site , where they find something has been added : words carved at the base that read , “ The End Will ...
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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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