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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Other church signs in the show have promoted the congregation's Monte Carlo night and a “ retreat ” to Reno , Nevada . As the pastor explains it , “ Once something's been approved by the government , it's no longer immoral .
The congregation is so desperate for funds it accepts ads for the church bulletin from Fat Tony , the local crime boss . A deeper problem for the church is Lovejoy's sense of mission . The newly minted minister arrived in Springfield in ...
baby - sitting discount for anyone who can recall the theme of the sermon he had just finished preaching , but the congregation stares blankly and no one responds with the correct answer : “ Love . ” A sermon about the Samaritan woman ...
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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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