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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Larry Dossey explores this issue in Be Careful What You Pray For ... You Just Might Get It . He discusses the notion of “ toxic prayer , ” which can do damage to the petitioner or others . For example , Homer wants a hairrestoring ...
Proselytizing is another touchy issue . Some true believers interpret the imperative of evangelism's Great Commission to mean never taking “ no ” for an answer . Homer's decision to stop going to church prompts Ned to show up at Moe's ...
Much of the reporting I have done about the Bible has involved the issue of inerrancy — the literal , word - for - word truth of scripture . In a classic example of what political scientists call a “ wedge issue , ” conservative ...
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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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