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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His name notwithstanding , this minister does not love joy . Because he is a foil in the series , personifying many of the failings of organized religion and Christian conservatism , he is usually portrayed as a shallow , intolerant ...
After the minister's attempts to subdue Homer with a baseball bat lead to no discernible effect , Lovejoy becomes convinced that the devil has given Homer superhuman strength . The janitor seizes the bat from the minister , dismissing ...
The minister's daughter agrees to change her ways — as she is slipping the collection money into her purse . ... telling him later that no one will believe that “ the sweet , perfect minister's daughter ” would do such a thing .
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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
Epiphany on the Sofa
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If Everyone Were like
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