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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It has also won a Peabody award , which recognizes distinguished achievement in radio and television . Time magazine called The Simpsons the twentieth century's best television show , and the entertainment industry took note of the ...
Most social scientists agree that if Marx were writing today he would substitute the word “ television ” for the word “ religion . ” An article by Associated Press writer Todd Lewan entitled , “ How the Talking Box Changed a Village ...
If , as some researchers and many observers have suggested , television can inure impressionable minds to violence through repetition , might not the same hold true for repeated and positive portrayals of faith in The Simpsons ?
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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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