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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“ You don't force your faith on anybody , ” says Reverend Matthew Gibbs , a young Southern Baptist preacher from Orlando who watched the episode , even though his wife doesn't normally let him . Bill Merrell , vice president of the ...
He finishes the episode on the stage of a burlesque show , telling the audience ( including Marge ) that , “ as ridiculous as this sounds , I would rather feel the sweet breath of my beautiful wife on the back of my neck as I sleep than ...
Dinner is usually take - out , but he is still exhausted by the nighttime routine of child care and is shocked when his wife tells him she will be going back to the bowling alley for lessons . This was not part of Homer's plan .
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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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