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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Predestination makes an appearance from time to time , where God's plan is used sometimes as an excuse , sometimes as an explanation . “ Until this moment , ” says Bart , poised to buy 14 The Gospel according to The Simpsons.
Sometimes fire and sometimes ice , but the result is the same . Homer is never entirely certain of God's love , which he tests repeatedly . Driving the family car during a Halloween fantasy sequence , he flees a zombie — the undead Ned ...
It's a rich culture full of interesting quirks , yet sometimes I wish Jewish kids would go to karate class rather than Hebrew school . ” Reiss grew up and attended synagogue in a Connecticut city that was home to " I only fifty Jews out ...
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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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