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Author: Galliardi, Achilles, 1537-1607.
Title: An abridgement of Christian perfection. Conteining many excellent precepts, & aduertisments, touching the holy, and sacred mysticall diuinity. Written in Italian, by Fa. Achilles Galliardi of the Society of Iesus, &translated into English, A.H. of the same society.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: An abridgement of Christian perfection. Conteining many excellent precepts, & aduertisments, touching the holy, and sacred mysticall diuinity. Written in Italian, by Fa. Achilles Galliardi of the Society of Iesus, &translated into English, A.H. of the same society.
Galliardi, Achilles, 1537-1607., Percy, Mary, 1570-1642,, Hoskins, Anthony, 1568-1615,, Berinzaga, Isabella Cristina, 1551?-1624,

[Saint-Omer: English College Press], Anno M. DC. XXV. [1625]
Alternate titles: Breve compendio intorno alla perfezione cristiana. English Breve compendio intorno alla perfezione cristiana.
Notes:
A translation of: Breve compendio intorno alla perfezione cristiana.
Actually written by Christina Bellinzaga with the collaboration of Gagliardi, who was her spiritual adviser--STC.
A.H. = Anthony Hoskins.
In the 1626 issue, the translator is given on title page as "the La. M.P."; the translation was probably a collaboration between Lady Mary Percy and Anthony Hoskins.
Place of publication and printer from STC.
Reproduction of the original in the Society of Jesus Library, Mount Street.
Subject terms:
Perfection -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800.
Asceticism -- Catholic Church -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A01420.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE RELIGIOVS MEN AND WOMEN OF OVR NATION. AND To all others who desire to attayne to the eminent state of Christiā Perfection: health in our Lord.
to the reader
WHAT PERFECTION ought to be presupposed in the Soule that entreth into the practise of that, which is treated off in this discourse. CHAP. I.
TWO PRINCIPSES in which consisteth Perfection. CHAP. II.
OF THE FIRST Estate: & first of Anihilation. CHAP. III.
OF THE FIRT degree of Abnegation, Subtraction, Conformity: and of the Abiecti∣on, and Anihilation of our selues. CHAP. IIII.
THE SECOND Degree. Chap. V.
THE THIRD Degree. CHAP. VI.
THE FOVRTH Degree. CHAP. VII.
THE FIFTH Degree. CHAP. VIII.
THE SIXT Degree. CHAP. IX.
OF THE SECOND Estate. CHAP. X.
OF THE THIRD and last Estate. CHAP. XI.
The first point.
The second point.
THE EXERCISE of Disappropriation.
The Prayer preparatory accustomed.
The first point.
The second point.
THE EXERCISE of Indifferency.
The Prayer preparatory, as accustomed.
The first Point.
THE FOVRTH EXERCISE Of Conformity.
The Prayer preparatory in the man∣ner accustomed.
The first point.
The second point.
THE EFFECTS OF this Conformity in a soule endued therwith, are these that follow.
THE FIFTH EXERCISE of Vniformity.
The Prayer preparatory is to be made as accustomed.
The first point.
THE EFFECTES of this Vniformity in a soul, are these that fll
THE SIXT EXERCISE Of Deiformity.
The preparatory Prayer accustomed, before the Exercise.
The first point.
The fourth point.
The fifth point.
OF SELFE-LOVE.
introduction
THE CONDITIONS that a soule ought to haue to per∣forme that which hath bene specified, are these that follow.
THE EFFECTS of Selfe-loue.
A DESCRIPTION of Selfe-loue.
HOW SELFE-LOVE entreth, and intrudeth it selfe into all things.
PROPERTIES of a soule infected with selfe-loue.
REMEDIES against Selfe-loue.
AN APPENDIX TO THIS ABRIDGMENT, whereby to ascend to a most high Perfection.
examen
point 1
remedies
point 2
REMEDIES.
point 4
REMEDIES.
point 5
REMEDIES.
point 6
REMEDIES.
point 7
REMEDIES.
THE DAYLY EXAMEN of our Conscience, especially at Night. §. 1.
THE PARTICVLAR EXAMEN to be made at three tymes, very ne∣cessary for the better disposing, & searching into our selues. §. 2.
FOVRE ADDITIONS very profitable, for the more easy & speedy rooting out of any Vice, or sinne. §. 3.
CERTAYNE ADVERTISMENTS necessary for the better making of our Prayer. §. 4.
THE TABLE.