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FEATURE : Divided Geneva marks 500 years of Calvinist rigor

AFP , GENEVA

The organizers said the play’s title reflects the fervor that gripped this corner of Switzerland under the influence of the reformer, and does not refer to Calvin’s decision to burn an opponent at the stake for heresy.

They promise “an hour and three quarters of mad energy, life, emotion suspense and humor.”

However, Calvin’s memory conjured up contrasting feelings on an online blog opened by the local newspaper, the Tribune de Geneve.

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