Luis de Molina

Luis de Molina SJ (/məˈlnə/; 29 September 1535 12 October 1600) was a Spanish Jesuit priest and scholastic, a staunch defender of free will in the controversy over human liberty and God's grace. His theology is known as Molinism.


Luis de Molina

Portrait of Luis de Molina
Born(1535-09-29)September 29, 1535
DiedOctober 12, 1600(1600-10-12) (aged 65)
Madrid, Spain
Alma materUniversity of Salamanca
Era16th-century philosophy
Second scholasticism
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolMolinism
School of Salamanca
Main interests
Contract law
Economics
Mercantilism
Notable ideas
Introducing Molinism
Influenced