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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.,