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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... “ Christ be with you , ” once as a way of expressing gratitude and once expressing irony . There have been surprises , especially in recent years . In the same 2001 episode where Homer starves himself to keep the baseball team in ...
As the pastor explains it , “ Once something's been approved by the government , it's no longer immoral . ” Inside the church , which is too financially strapped to afford ( or too far north to need ) air - conditioning , the red ...
Whether the series , once considered so antiauthoritarian , is subversive or supportive of faith is largely in the eye of the ... California , told the Ventura County Star in 1999 that he once found the show funny , but gave it up .
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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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