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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Groening told TV Guide that the braying , self - centered clown , who always appears in brightly colored hair , red nose , and makeup , was based on a clown named Rusty Nails in Groening's hometown of Portland , Oregon .
Having been invited to dinner , the clown is asked by Marge to offer a grace before the meal . Apologizing for being rusty , Krusty folds his hands ( not a Jewish practice ) and proceeds to recite the traditional blessing over bread ...
In a kitchen segment of his show , “ Cooking with Krusty , " the chef surprises the clown with the news that he has gotten Krusty's mother's recipe for a traditional Passover breakfast fare , called “ matzoh brie .
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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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