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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He is seen from the flowing beard down , wearing a robe and , it appears , Birkenstock sandals . At first , God is in no mood for pleasantries : “ Thou hast forsaken my church ! ” he thunders . Homer is frightened , but is nothing if ...
God appears again , and again the couple falls to their knees . Wrong again . “ This is how you repay me ? ” the Lord asks , even more angry this time , seeing the last unicorn expire . Homer asks that God not do anything rash and makes ...
In fact , the opposite appears to be the case . Murdoch , an outspoken conservative and owner of Fox who bankrolls the Weekly Standard magazine , has taken a hands - off position with the show , which takes frequent potshots at him and ...
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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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