The first section of the book focuses on how the Bible came to be, understanding how the Bible was written, and a Catholic approach to Bible study. The second section deals with reading the Old Testament, recognizing the power of the prophet's words, and unraveling the secrets of apocalyptic literature. Understanding the New Testament is the topic of the third section, which explores the world into which Jesus was born, the world of Paul and his letters, and the Book of Revelations. The final section is the postscript, which explains the gospels the Church left behind. Paperback.