GREBEL, Conrad


GREBEL, Conrad
(1498-1526)
   leader of the SWISS BRETHREN MOVEMENT out of which the MENNONITES emerged. He was converted to PROTESTANTISM around 1522 and in 1525 founded the ANABAPTIST movement which preached ADULT BAPTISM and advocated what is now known as a "Believer's Church."

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  • Grebel, Conrad — (c. 1498 1526)    Protestant martyr and advocate of adult baptism    A writer and religious activist in Zurich, Switzerland, at the very start of the Reformation, Conrad Grebel was one of the first advocates of adult baptism; he helped lay the… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Grebel, Conrad — (c. 1498–1526)    Denomination Founder.    Grebel was born in Zürich, Switzerland, and was educated at the Universities of Basle, Vienna and Paris. Initially he was a follower of Ulrich zwingli, but became dissatisfied with his teaching. He… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • GREBEL (C.) — GREBEL CONRAD (1498? 1526) Zurichois appartenant à une famille de notables, Conrad Grebel introduit, avec F. Mantz, l’anabaptisme dans sa ville natale. Il étudie à Bâle, à Vienne (où il rencontre Vadian), à Paris (rencontre de Lefèvre d’Étaples,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Grebel — Grebel,   Conrad, schweizerischer Humanist und einer der Begründer des Täufertums, * Zürich um 1498, ✝ Maienfeld (bei Chur) wohl im August 1526; zunächst Anhänger U. Zwinglis, von dem er sich 1523 trennte; führte 1525 die Bekenntnistaufe (Täufer) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Conrad Grebel — For the college, see Conrad Grebel University College. Conrad Grebel (c. 1498–1526), son of a prominent Swiss merchant and councilman, was a co founder of the Swiss Brethren movement and is often called the Father of Anabaptists . Contents 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Conrad Grebel University College — Established 1957 Type Public Religious affiliation Mennonite Undergraduates 142 students Postgraduates …   Wikipedia

  • Conrad Grebel — (1498–1526) est le co fondateur des Brethren de Suisse (ou « Frères suisses ») et considéré comme le « Père des Anabaptistes »[1]. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Œuvre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Conrad Grebel — (Grüningen, 1498 Maienfeld, 1526), fue uno de los fundadores y líderes del anabaptismo suizo. Fue uno de los seis hijos de Junker Jakob Grebel, magistrado de Grüningen (cantón de Zúrich), quien llegó a ser concejal de la ciudad de Zürich, y de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Grebel, Konrad — ▪ Swiss religious leader born c. 1498, Zürich died 1526, Maienfeld, Switz.       chief founder of the Swiss Brethren, an Anabaptist movement centred on Zürich.       His humanist education at Basel, Vienna, and Paris led him gradually to oppose… …   Universalium

  • Konrad Grebel — (* um 1498 in Grüningen / Schweiz; † August (?) 1526 in Maienfeld bei Chur) war der Sohn eines bekannten Zürcher Kaufmanns und Ratsherrn. Er gilt als Mitbegründer der Täuferbewegung und wird häufig auch als Täufervater bezeichnet.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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