Rusty Reno

Editor, First Things

Rusty Reno is editor of First Things, a journal of religion and public life. A native of Baltimore, Dr. Reno earned his PhD at Yale University. Beyond writing for First Things, he’s written numerous books including his most recent: The Return of the Strong Gods: Nationalism, Populism, and the Future of the West (2019); and Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society (2016).



  • Solidarity and Populism in America Today

    Solidarity and Populism in America Today

    March 01, 2022
    First Things editor Rusty Reno discusses how Catholics can respond to the decrease in solidarity and the increase in populism across America.

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