Vol. 16 (2023): XVI International Symposium Contemporary Issues of Literary Criticism Socialist Realism in Literature and Art
Socialist Realism and Soviet Discourse

Atheism or New Religion

Gocha Kuchukhidze
Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature

Published 2023-12-11


  • Atheism,
  • Nietzsche,
  • USSA


Presentation, based on the works of the Soviet writers, provides analysis of atheistic ideology of the Soviet period; we focus on the passages in the Soviet literature demonstrating presence of the belief that once, the science without any gods at all by himself will be able to revive the dead and that the life will become eternal...

Presentation provides discussion of the "League of Militant Atheists", works of the various writers...

The main point of the presentation is that beyond the Soviet atheism there was the idea of creation of some kind of the new religion...