R.R. Reno, editor and executive director of “First Things,” will present the address “Restoring Love to the Intellectual Life” on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. at Hope College in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall.

The public is invited.  Admission is free.

Reno has been published in many academic journals. His essays and opinion pieces on religion, public life, contemporary culture and current events have appeared in Commentary and the Washington Post, among other popular outlets. His most recent books include “Sanctified Vision: An Introduction to Early Christian Interpretation of the Bible”; “Fighting the Noonday Devil”; and “Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society,” published in August. Reno has appeared as a guest on CNN’s “Crossfire,” EWTN’s “Faith and Culture,” and numerous radio shows.

Reno is visiting campus through the sponsorship of Hope’s Cultural Affairs Committee; the departments of history, philosophy, and political science; and the Dean for the Social Sciences; and the St. Benedict Institute.

Graves Hall is located at 263 College Ave., between 10th and 12th streets.