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Faith in the Simpsons?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by PineappleMama, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    To quote a meme: What is this I don't even
    This part right here caught my attention:

    The newspaper cited a study by a Jesuit priest of a 2005 episode of the show called "The Father, the Son and the Holy Guest Star". That study concludes that "The Simpsons" is "among the few TV programs for kids in which Christian faith, religion and questions about God are recurrent themes."

    For kids. For kids. FOR KIDS?!!? Have they even seen a single episode? Christian faith? If anything, it's comedy.
  2. Orchid

    Orchid Songster

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Quote:The Simpsons? For KIDS? [​IMG]
  3. Julie08

    Julie08 Songster

    May 19, 2008
    Ontario, Canada
    They attend Methodist Church
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    Quote:Are they not the very people that all churches should be trying to claim?
  5. RabbitMage

    RabbitMage Songster

    Mar 27, 2009
    The Simpsons stopped being funny about nine years ago, anyway.
  6. A.T. Hagan :

    Are they not the very people that all churches should be trying to claim?

    Yeah I reckon... but I don't think telling all the folks in their worldwide church that this is an acceptable thing for them and their kiddos, a good example... nope, still boggling... maybe they're just trying to get a piece of the action?

  7. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

    Jan 27, 2009
    It is rather pathetic what people will stoop to for publicity.
  8. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Pretty sure they make fun of religion. Consistently making fun of the Flanders family.
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Quote:[​IMG] Too true..

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