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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Through his attorney , Susan Grode , Groening told me that he wanted to encourage critical studies of the show like this book . However , Grode said that because Groening sees The Simpsons as a collaborative and sometimes collective ...
He told My Generation magazine in 2001 that his relationship with his father — who was himself a cartoonist , filmmaker , and advertising executive — was " contentious . ” Homer Groening was raised a Mennonite and spoke German until he ...
He told me that , in his opinion , “ the richness of the religious universe of the show is , I think , a largely accidental byproduct of the fact that , because it's an animated show , the creators decided to fill it with — for ...
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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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