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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But now I know ... to buy that comic book . ” Informed that his house is teetering on its foundation , Homer says the situation is simply “ all part of God's plan , ” and when he causes a traffic accident , he shouts , “ Act of God ...
Early influences on his comic art were polar opposites : Charles Schulz , creator of Peanuts , and the ribald , 1960s ... He did a variety of odd jobs and hawked his original comics until he launched his alternative comic strip ...
Reinhold Niebuhr , quoted in Conrad Hyers , The Comic Vision and the Christian Faith : A Celebration of Life and Laughter ( New York : Pilgrim Press , 1981 ) . 9. Hyers , Comic Vision and the Christian Faith . 10.
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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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