Juan de Dicastillo

Juan de Dicastillo (28 December 1584 – 6 March 1653) was a Spanish Jesuit theologian. He was born in Naples. He entered the novitiate of the Society of Jesus in 1600, and was professor of theology for twenty-five years at Toledo, Murcia, and Vienna. He died in Ingolstadt.

Works

In moral theology, Dicastillo followed the principles of probabilism. His principal works are:

  • "De justitia et jure ceterisque virtutibus cardinalibus libriduo" (Antwerp, 1641);
  • "De Sacramentis in genere disputationes scholastic et morales" (Antwerp, 1646–52);
  • "Tractatus duo de juramento, perjurio, et adjuratione, necnon de censuris et poenis ecclesiasticis" (Antwerp, 1662);
  • "Tractatus de incarnatione" (Antwerp, 1642).

References

Attribution
  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Juan de Dicastillo". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. The entry cites:
    • Hugo von Hurter, Nomenclator;
    • Sommervogel, Bibliothèque de la c. de J.,III, col. 49;
    • Langhorst in Kirchenlexikon, s.v.