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Banes, Domingo

BANES, bɑ̄´´nês´, DOMINGO: Spanish theologian; b. either at Mondragon (65 m. s.e. of Bayonne, France), Biscaya, or at Valladolid Feb. 28, 1528; d. at Medina del Campo Oct. 21, 1604. He studied at Salamanca; joined the Dominicans 1544; lectured on theology at Avila, Alcala, Valladolid, and Salamanca. At Avila he became the confessor of St. Theresa and remained her friend till his death. He was one of the greatest of the expounders and defenders of Thomism (see Thomas Aquinas, Saint) and contributed much to the condemnation of Molina. His chief work was his commentary on the Summa theologiæ of Thomas Aquinas (4 vols., Salamanca, 1584-94).

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