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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Unbeknownst to Ned , Homer has wished failure on him and steers business away from his neighbor . Lisa accuses her father of schadenfreude , of taking joy from the misfortune of another . The Leftorium nearly goes broke , and Flanders ...
Above all , Ned is the good neighbor , his basic role in the series . “ Affordable tract housing made us neighbors , ” he tells Homer , “ but you made us friends . ” In fact , the opposite is true . Homer does everything short of mayhem ...
neighbors force their way in that the shelter becomes too crowded , and one person has to leave . ... Like any sitcom neighbor , Homer borrows things from Flanders , ranging from a TV tray , power tools , and a new sprinkler , to a ...
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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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