James Bond…Presbyterian?

Ardent Presbyterian

Ok, so this is a question no one has ever asked about James Bond:  his religious upbringing and heritage.  It is a subject raised in the latest Bond film now in theaters everywhere, when Bond returns to his ancestral home.

”Skyfall” is in fact the name of the family estate in Scotland.  It’s a dark and gloomy pile of stone, one that looks to be abandoned, but is in fact still being looked after by Kincaid, the family groundskeeper.

I have to admit, my heart skipped a beat. I had never thought of Bond as having a family, a boyhood, religious convictions of any sort.  Until now…

Of course, Bond has many Presbyterian qualities:  he’s stubborn, independent, undeterred by the enemy and he looks great in a suit.

Barricaded in the house, with the enemy closing in (I’m not really spoiling anything) there is a need for an escape route…

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