Agostino Bernal (born at Magallon in Aragon in 1587; died at Saragossa, 13 September 1642) was a Spanish Jesuit theologian.

LifeEdit

He entered the Society of Jesus in 1603 when sixteen years old. A classical scholar, he taught humanities and rhetoric with success. The greater part of his life, however, he spent as professor of philosophy and theology at Saragossa.

WorksEdit

His published works are:

  • "Disputationes de Divini Verbi Incarnatione" (Saragossa, 1639);
  • "Disputationes de Sacramentis in genere, Eucharistia et Ordine" (Lyons, 1651) a posthumous work.

ReferencesEdit

Attribution
  •   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Agostino Bernal" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton. The entry cites: