Our society places a high value on truth but is confused about the nature of truth and truth-telling. We often equate truth with "the facts", but factual accuracy is only one aspect of the truth. We are all pilgrims on the way to truth, Jones believes. In these meditations he draws on a wide spectrum of theology, literature, and the arts to aid us in the journey toward truth.
These twelve meditations look at truth as fact, fiction, narrative, covenant, betrothal, and mystery. What might it mean to act truthfully? What is the relationship between truth-telling and integrity? How does telling the truth make us whole? What do we mean when we say that Jesus is the Truth?