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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The brothers believe Bart when he imitates the voice of God and tells them to walk into a wall , promising to remove it if they do . Of course , they crash , and — their faith thus tested — they balk when the voice of God / Bart tells ...
Telling her father she is going to her room to pray , Jessica slips out and catches up to her suitor . She tells him that he's bad , and she likes him for it . Bart says that she is his ideal first girlfriend - smart , beautiful , and a ...
But , Krusty tells the Simpsons back at their dinner table , “ the Lord works in mysterious ways . ” The father's threat does not deter the boy , who gets his first laugh imitating his father in his yeshiva class , and the rabbi's ...
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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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