What is the source of truth? Wes Callihan explains the error of some proponents of the great books, who seek to find truth in a syncretistic approach to the Great Books. Why are the great books valuable to read? Is it because in them we find truth? Wes Callihan rejects the notion that we find truth in a syncretistic approach to the great books, yet explains why they are still valuable to read, study and enjoy. Among other things, they point us to truth, even though they are not the source of truth.