American Christian Values and Larry Flynt and “Malcolm X”

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The beginning:
American Christian Values and Larry Flynt and "Malcolm X"
Rejecting Someone Else’s God
In the People vs. Larry
Flynt
and in the film, Malcolm X, we have a re-examination of Christian ethics and values; in other words, we have a close inquisition into Christian theology and into how Christian doctrine is applied to daily human life and existence. The ensuing paper will discuss the ways in which the characters of Larry
Flynt
and Malcolm X reject or (on occasion) accept the dominant Christian values of the America of their time. The paper will specifically look at what these values are and what they represent to the individual protagonists in question; the relationship of these Christian values to the specific causes of both men will also be...
The end:
.....d that many of those the two gentleman hate were/are hardly Christian at all.
Works Cited
Lee, Spike. Malcolm X. Dir. Spike Lee.
Perf
. Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall. Largo International. 22 Jan. 2011 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mjd_9cpXIF8
Lewis, Kevin. “
Milos
Forman: defender of the artist and of the common man.”
EuroScreenwriters
.
N.d
. 22 Jan. 2011 http://zakka.dk/euroscreenwriters/interviews/milos_forman.htm
The People vs. Larry
Flynt
. Dir.
Milos
Forman.
Perf
. Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton. 1996. Columbia. 22 Jan. 2011 http://www.220.ro/trailer/The-People-Vs-Larry-Flynt/luZI8lMbLt/
X, Malcolm. The ballot or the bullet. 3 Apr. 1964. 22 Jan. 2011 http://www.sojust.net/speeches/malcolm_x_ballot.html