Russell Ronald “R.R.” Reno III is the editor of First Things magazine. He was formerly a professor of theology and ethics at Creighton University. Reno is the author of several books, including “Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society”, “Fighting the Noonday Devil — and Other Essays Personal and Theological”, “In the Ruins of the Church”, “Redemptive Change: Atonement and the Cure of the Soul”, and a theological commentary on the Book of Genesis in the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible series, for which he also serves as general editor. He has also coauthored two books, “Heroism and The Christian Life” and “Sanctified Vision: An Introduction to Early Christian Interpretation of the Bible”. His scholarly work ranges widely in systematic and moral theology, as well as in controverted questions of biblical interpretation.