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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Mark Pinsky's survey is framed in Judeo - Christian theological context and will convince even ardent skeptics that this animated series - iconoclastic , controversial , and critically acclaimed — is a significant popular cultural ...
So popular were The Simpsons snippets on The Tracey Ullman Show that in 1990 the family got its own half - hour series on Fox . In the ultimate counterprogramming move , Fox first put their edgy new series into what was considered a ...
“ Research clearly documents the ineffectiveness of electronic media as agents of religious conversion , yet the popular mythology holds that spiritual battles can be won electronically . ” Does the favorable portrayal of God , faith ...
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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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