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 lesson of the episode , wrote David Owen in TV Guide , is disarmingly simple : “ Going to church may not be a terrible idea . ” 5 In The Simpsons , God is a cross between Mel Brooks's Two - thousandyear - old Man and Charlton ...
Krusty and Judaism are the center of a 1991 Emmy - winning episode entitled “ Like Father , Like Clown . ” The show's premise is a reworking of the 1927 movie classic , The Jazz Singer , which ...
A Note on Methodology The ideal way to analyze an episode of The Simpsons is to buy , rent , or record the show and watch it with a notebook in one hand and the remote in the other , running the tape back and forth until no line of ...
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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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