Yerevan State University Ijevan Branch

Mushegh Sarukhanyan – Gurgen Mahary and Christianity

Mushegh SarukhanyanGurgen Mahary and Christianity. – The Biblikal men­tions, their authorial and “non authorial” commentaries, generously used in Gurgen Ma­hary’s works and autobiography, are discussed in the article. At is also exsposed in the article ideological motives, aesthetic layers of Bibblikal episodes mentioned in Ma­hary’s works.

Comparing the writer’s biographical facts with the Bibblikal mentions, often met in his works, express the conviction that Mahary’s atheism was mostly conditioned by the fact of Armenian Genocide.