The summary for each book will follow this structure:
Name of the Book
Authorship and Audience
Who wrote the book and to whom was it originally written or intended?
Date and Historical Context
When and in what context was the book written?
How does the book relate to the books around it and the Bible as a whole? Also, what theology would be lost or weakened if we did not have this book?
What are the core themes of the book as it relates to who God is and what He has done, is doing, and has promised to do? In other words: what does this book teach us about God?
A outline of the book (usually a high level outline).
Observations and notes on the book that are helpful, but don't fit anywhere else.
Bibliographical footnotes in Chicago Manual of Style format.