Letter From Montreux: Jazz, Loudspeakers, and Those Damn Cowbells

In the tiny village of Caux, just up the hill from the city of Montreux in Southwest Switzerland, there’s something called the Center for Moral Re-Armament. Two months every year, religious folk from all around the world gather in this well-appointed structure to discuss issues of peace, love and understanding—in essence to get themselves morally re-armed. There’s no smoking or drinking allowed in the rooms, and women are not permitted to have male guests.

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