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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At this point , Bart , kneeling by his bed , turns to God . “ Well , Old Timer , I guess this is the end of the road , ” he says . “ I know I haven't always been a good kid , but if I have to go to school tomorrow , I'll fail the test ...
But Ned wouldn't be Ned if he didn't turn to God in his time of greatest need . ... Disappointed and angry with God , who has always been his rock , Ned turns a framed , bedside picture of a hoary , white - bearded God ( albeit a ...
Most of the community turns out , including the Simpsons . Bart's wisecracks get him called to the stage , where Goodman lauds the boy as an example of healthy , unrepressed behavior . He hails Bart's dictum , “ I do what I feel like ...
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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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