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 reluctantly accepts the name “ Hell's Satans ” -such blasphemy might send him to hell — only after hearing the alternative , “ Christ Punchers . ” Still , he frets when the gang begins to pitch pennies on the sidewalk .
The congregation dutifully begins to sing the 1968 rock classic , “ In A - Gadda - Da - Vida ” by Iron Butterfly , and the church begins to rock with sweaty enthusiasm . Homer nudges Marge , reminding her of how they used to make out to ...
Tension between the two has dissipated and Homer begins to congratulate himself , which sets up the announcement that they have been crowned King and Queen of Energy , winning a romantic dinner for two at “ the sexiest Chinese ...
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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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