Byfield, Ted; Byfield, Virginia
September 1995
Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;9/4/95, Vol. 22 Issue 38, p31
Comments on the prevalence of anti-Christian movies in the United States. List of anti-Christian movies produced by the industry; Questions on the movie industry's motives for producing anti-Christian films; Reference to theories about the trend by author Michael Medved.


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