The Gospel According to the Simpsons

The Gospel According to the Simpsons

The Spiritual Life of the World's Most Animated Family

Book - 2001
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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.
Publisher: Louisville, KY : Westminster John Knox Press, c2001.
ISBN: 9780664224196
Characteristics: xiii, 164 p. ;,23 cm.


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May 09, 2011

Very interesting book. Provides a view of Christianity and other religions from the world that the Simpsons live in and also discusses how various characters embody religion.

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