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Paul Raushenbush
Paul Raushenbush

is a writer, editor, and religious activist. He currently serves as Senior Vice-President for Public Engagement at Auburn Seminary and was the Executive Editor Of Global Spirituality and Religion for Huffington Post's Religion section, and formerly served as editor of BeliefNet. Raushenbush served as Associate Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel at Princeton University and is an ordained Baptist minister in the American Baptist tradition. He is a graduate of Macalester College and Union Theological Seminary. He currently lives in New York and is married to the author Brad Gooch.

The Dream and the Nightmare of Our Political Future

We look to the election with uncertainty, hope, and fear. But Paul Raushenbush imagines further, with an aspirational and haunting vision of what will be required of us afterward.

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The Dream and the Nightmare of Our Political Future

We Have a Love Crisis in This Country

In a jagged spirit of rawness and redemption, Paul Raushenbush remembers the nightclubs where he found community and transcendence and joy. Despite its scarcity, he calls us to answer the mandate of love rather than anger as a redemptive force… because he has no other option.

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We Have a Love Crisis in This Country