Thursday 23 March 2023, 18:30Passed
March 2023
Thursday 23
18:30 - 19:30

Calvin and the search for perfection [Les Rencontres des Délices]

Literary encounter with Max Engammare, historian of the Reformation
Thursday 23 March 2023, 18:30Passed

Thanks to these books kept in Geneva and Lausanne, he reveals the steps leading to this perfect work. An investigation in time!
The experience of the evening: Discover in a unique way the precious books in which Calvin left his annotations. In partnership with the Société de Lecture.
Max Engammare, La Fabrique Calvin (Droz, 2022)

As part of the cycle "Les Rencontres des Délices". Visit Voltaire for literary meetings with authors of the moment. Come and see the manuscripts, precious books and archives kept by the Library in a new way. Come and discover what the Genevensia tell us about the world.

Free admission
Conference begins at 6:30 pm

Les Délices
Rue des Délices 25
1203 Geneva
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Max Engammare has found four volumes annotated by Calvin and the secretaries of his close guard, including his brother.
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Les Délices
Rue des Délices 25, 1203 Genève