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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Bart's efforts to come across as a model of goo behavior unravel and , in the midst of an off - color joke ... That comes at church on Sunday , where the sermon topic is “ Evil Women in History , from Jezebel to Janet Reno .
The nature of heaven and hell is a topic that comes up often at Sunday school at Springfield Community Church . Unlike many mainline Protestants — and the pope characters in The Simpsons believe unquestionably in ...
After all , as the minister observes , when it comes to performing a wedding , “ Christ is Christ , ” and anyway Lovejoy has consulted a Hindu Web site to customize the service . The wedding goes forward , with Apu wearing a turban 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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