Fons Vitae


Fons Vitae is a non-profit company which publishes authentic texts from the five major spiritual traditions. Fons Vitae books and videos are used throughout
the world in college and university classes.

Fons Vitae
49 Mockingbird Valley Drive
Louisville, KY 40207
Tel/Fax: 502-897-3641



Merton and Sufism

The Living Thoughts of Gotama the Buddha

Al-Ghazali’s Path to Sufism


Fons Vitae features an extensive collection on books on Sufism and Islamic studies.

Interfaith Videos:
Huston Smith on The Sacred Unconscious
Beads of Faith: The Universal Use of the Rosary

II. Suggested readings and texts for Comparative Religions/World Religions Classes
Sacred Art East and West
A Treasury of Traditional Wisdom: Doctrine and Realization of the Spirit
The Invocation of the Name of Jesus as Practiced in the Western Church
Rumi: The Hidden Treasure

Thomas Merton series
Merton and Sufism: The Untold Story
Merton and Hesychasm: The Prayer of the Heart, forthcoming August 2002
Merton and Judaism congress, February 2, 2002. Proceeds from the conference will be published in Spring 2004. Paper submissions are welcome.


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