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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The warning is prescient ; no sooner does the Leftorium recover than a competitor called Leftopolis moves next door . When economic times are tough at the Flanders home in December , they still celebrate , but with an “ imagination ...
A CD - ROM called “ Virtual Springfield ” shows a book of Ukrainian erotica and a metal box labeled “ hush money ” hidden in the preacher's lectern . ) In a welcoming essay in The Simpsons ' Guide to Springfield , Lovejoy explains that ...
Lisa's wedding is suddenly called off , and Lovejoy tells her that “ it never would have happened if the wedding had been inside the church with God instead of out here in the showiness of nature . ” There have been at least three more ...
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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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