Bible Overview

Take a closer look at the Bible using our introduction to each book in the Old and New Testaments.

Introduction to the Bible

The whole point of reading and understanding the Bible is to encounter God, understand the revelation he has given us and grow in faith.

The Old Testament

An introduction to the Old Testament for Catholics. The books of the Old Testament tell the story of God's covenant with the Israelites. We’ve created a free series of downloads for Scripture Seekers where you can learn more about the Old Testament.

The New Testament

Read our introduction to the New Testament for Catholics. The books of the New Testament spring from the life and teaching of Jesus of Nazareth and the establishment of the new covenant. Download the Scripture Seekers’ series on the New Testament at the bottom of this page.

Echoes of God: Journeying with the word of God

David McLoughlin invites you to join him on a journey through the whole Bible in this wonderful 7 week course.

Cloud of Witnesses: Jewish Scriptures in the Letter to the Hebrews

How should we relate to the Jewish scriptures? Professor Susan Docherty explores the relationship between the Old and New Testaments through the writings of one of Jesus’ early followers, the author of the Letter to the Hebrews.