Life in the First Republic: Politics, Culture, Everyday Life


What was life like in the First Armenian Republic, how did people live, what films and performances they watched, was art developing, and what kind of writers were there? What were the relations of parties, church-state relations? The answers to these questions are hard to find in the history textbooks. 
Hayk Hambardzumyan talked to historian Hamo Sukiasyan about the culture, lifestyle and politics of the First Republic.
 

Sermon of Mount: “True followers of Christ” (Matth. 7:21-23, Luke 13:25-27)


Why does Christ urge us choose him instead of one’s father and mother, wife and sons, sisters and brothers, even own self; how should the disciples of Christ be? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations. 
 

Sermon of Mount: “Murder and Reconciliation” (Matth. 5:21-26) part 3


What does a man get when gets angry with his brother without a cause and call him “fool”? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian continues providing explanations. 
 

Sermon of Mount: “Murder and Reconciliation” (Matth. 5:21-26) part 1


What does a man get when gets angry with his brother without a cause and call him “fool”? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations. 
 

Sermon of Mount: “Murder and Reconciliation” (Matth. 5:21-26)


What does a man get when gets angry with his brother without a cause and call him “fool”? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian continues providing explanations. 
 

Sermon of Mount: Golden Rule (Matth. 7:12, Luke 6:31)


Which words spoken bby Christ were called “Golden words” and what message do they bear for us?
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations. 
 

 

Sermon of Mount: “Every tree is known by its own fruit” (Luke 6:39-49)


What should the true teachers and relations between teacher and desciple that Christ mentioned be like?
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations. 
 

Sermon of Mount: “Beware of false prophets”: part 1 (Matth. 7:15-20, Luke 6:43-44)


Why does Christ urge us to beware of false prophets comparing them with wolves in sheep’s clothing? Who are the false prophets and how can we recognize them? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations. 
 

Sermon of Mount: “Beware of false prophets”: part 2 (Matth. 7:15-20, Luke 6:43-44)


Why does Christ urge us to beware of false prophets comparing them with wolves in sheep’s clothing? Who are the false prophets and how can we recognize them? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian continues providing explanations. 
 

Sermon of Mount: “True Teaching of Law” (Matth. 5:17-20): part 2


Why does Christ say that he has come to fulfill the law or the prophets; what does he command for entering the kingdom of heaven? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian continues providing explanations. 
 

Sermon of Mount: “Enter ye in at the strait gate” (Matth. 7:13-14, Luke 13:24)


Narrow and wide gates leading to different directions: why does Christ talk about these ways and detail where they can lead us? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations. 
 

 

Sermon of Mount: “True Teaching of Law” (Matth. 5:17-20): part 1


Why does Christ say that he has come to fulfill the law or the prophets; what does he command for entering the kingdom of heaven? 
Rev. Father Ruben Zargarian provides explanations.