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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Examines the treatment of religion and spirituality in the animated television series, including its depiction of God, Jesus, heaven, hell, and prayer in chapters devoted to Homer, Lisa, Ned, Reverend Lovejoy, Krusty, and Apu.

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Explores the religious and spiritual aspects of the popular animated show and its colorful host of characters, considering such topics as the moral dilemmas in the storylines, Lisa as the voice of Jesus, and the creator's treatments of various faiths. Original.

Publisher: Louisville : Westminster John Knox Press, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780664224196
Branch Call Number: 741.5973 G892Z, P657g
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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