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Title The Gospel according to Disney : faith, trust, and pixie dust / Mark I. Pinsky.
Author Pinsky, Mark I., 1947-
Publication Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, 2004.
Description xvii, 286 pages ; 22 cm
Call # 261.52 P
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-273) and index.
Contents The Disney gospel: secular 'toonism -- Walt and Roy: the Christians -- Snow White and the seven dwarfs (1937): sin and salvation -- Pinocchio (1940): prove yourself -- Fantasia (1940): the sorcerer's mascot -- Dumbo (1940): mother love -- Bambi (1942): man is in the forest -- Cinderella (1950): Prince Charming II -- Alice in Wonderland (1951): take the red pill -- Peter Pan (1953): faith, trust, and pixie dust -- Lady and the tramp (1955): mixed marriage -- Sleeping beauty (1959): not in death -- 101 dalmatians (1961): black and white -- The sword and the stone (1963): knowledge is king -- The jungle book (1967): nature and nurture -- Robin Hood (1973): tax rebates -- The fox and the hound (1981): nature and nurture redux -- The black cauldron (1985): contains occult material -- Shorts: pagans, Jews, and Christians -- Michael and Jeffrey: the Jews -- The little mermaid (1989): upward mobility -- Beauty and the beast (1991): feminism, transformation, and redemption -- Aladdin (1992): encountering Islam -- The lion king (1994): Karma on the Savannah -- Pocahontas (1995): animating animism -- The hunchback of Notre Dame (1996): the house of the lord -- Hercules (1997): Superman, Samson, and Delilah -- Mulan (1998): woman of valor -- Tarzan (1999): taming the savage -- The emperor's new groove (2000): eminent domain -- Atlantis (2001): adventure capitalism -- Lilo and Stitch (2002): send in the clone -- Treasure planet (2002): mining the father lode -- Return to neverland (2002): faith, trust, and pixie dust II -- Brother Bear (2003): primitive predestination -- The theme parks: American pilgrimage -- The Baptist boycott: culture clash -- Conclusion: questions and answers.
Subject Walt Disney Company.
Children's films -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Children's films -- Religious aspects.
ISBN 0664225918 (alk. paper) :

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