Johannes Fabricius (Montanus), a Reformed divine, born 1527 at Bergheim in Alsace, a nephew of Leo Jud, who was Zwingli's co-worker, was made pastor in Chur in 1557. Here he attacked the Swiss Brethren, who held their meetings in the home of a local citizen. In 1560 he disputed with one of the Swiss Brethren before the city council and in the following year he arranged a colloquy with the Swiss Brethren, in which he was announced as victor (Schiess, Bullingers Korrespondenz mit den Graubündnern II, 33). On the other hand, his attempts to convert an imprisoned Anabaptist failed (see Grisons). He died 5 September 1566.
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 162.
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