Lead: Soon after he took refuge in the City of Geneva John Calvin was told by the City Council to take a hike.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: The religious life of France, parts of Germany, England, and the United States have been heavily influenced by the thought of John Calvin, but it was in 16th century Geneva, Switzerland that he hammered out many of his religious and political ideas. Calvin's stay in Geneva was often a bumpy ride.