Fecht, Johann a German theologian, was born at Salzburg December 26, 1636, and studied at several German universities, especially Tubingen and Heidelberg. In 1666 he became pastor of Langendenzlingen, and court preacher at Durlach in 1668. He afterwards became professor of theology at Rostock, where he died May 5,1716. He was a voluminous writer, delighted in controversy, and was especially bitter against the Pietists. Among his publications are, Lectiones Theologicae (Rostock, 1722): - Compendium Universae Theologiae (Leips. 1744): — Apparatus ad suppl. hist. eccles.
sxc. xvi. Gass calls him a "most learned and fruitful divine, and much read, long after his death."-Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 17:246; Gass, Geschichte der Prot. Dogmatik (Berlin, 1862, iii, 148).