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Douglas Bond

Author of The Mighty Weakness of John Knox

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Douglas Bond's Bio:

Douglas Bond is the head of the English Department and a longtime teacher at Covenant High School, a classical Christian school in Tacoma, Wash. He holds degrees from St. Martin s University, (M.I.T. in education; B.A. in history) and a preliminary certificate in theology from Moore Theological College in Australia.

He has written numerous works of fiction, many of them for young people, including the Crown & Covenant trilogy (focusing on a Covenanter family in Scotland) and the Faith and Freedom trilogy (following the same family to Revolutionary America). His fictional works also include The Betrayal, a novel on John Calvin. Among his non-fiction titles are Stand Fast in the Way of Truth and Hold Fast in a Broken World.

In addition to his teaching and writing, Bond has an active speaking schedule, lecturing on literature, history, writing, and church music. He has led several study tours to France and the United Kingdom for high school students.

Bond and his wife, Cheryl, have four sons and two daughters. They live in Tacoma, WA.