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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“ We try to represent people's honest attitudes about religion , ” he said in another interview . ... Some in the religious world have recognized this phenomenon , making The Simpsons ' beliefs the subject of at least half a dozen ...
Is this a dig at believers who report seeing religious visions in unlikely places ? Clearly not , because God says he will actually be present in the tortilla . After waking , Homer dives wholeheartedly into his new religion , donning a ...
And I'm sure that's what got me interested in writing ' religious ' songs . ... “ It seems like a natural , everyday thing that they go to church , ” he said , “ but they are not slavishly devoted to organized religion .
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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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