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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Homer does not understand what she is saying , but he agrees to become her manager . She takes him to a store called the “ Corpulent Cowboy , ” where she outfits him in a whitefringed jacket , bolo tie , and Stetson .
Years later , King Bart has become an arrogant , sybaritic monarch . He is challenged by Goliath's son , who is played by the bully Nelson Muntz . At first , Bart confuses the giant with Samson , cutting his hair to no effect .
A member of the Brahmin caste ( a Brahmin would never be a shopkeeper in India ) , Apu faces similar challenges to maintaining his minority faith when it comes time to marry . Like Jews who become Episcopalians and Koreans who become ...
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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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