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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“ Ezekiel and Ishmael , ” she says , “ in accordance with your parents ' wishes you may go out into the hall and pray for our souls . ” The authors of a chapter on the show in God in the Details : American Religion in Popular Culture ...
The Simpson offspring then let slip that , through their parents ' neglect , they have never been baptized . So , rather than consulting Homer and Marge , who are taking court - ordered parenting classes , Ned dresses the Simpson ...
Still , his betrayal provokes a tearful flashback to his departure from India , where his parents urge him , “ Never forget who you really are . ” Apu admits that , in an attempt to fit in as an American , he has turned his back on his ...
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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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