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Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Celebrate Facebook’s outage? Many faith communities couldn’t talk at all.

By Paul Brandeis Raushenbush — October 5, 2021
(RNS) — Facebook has been a catalyst for religious communities that aren’t defined geographically.

Interfaith ‘vaccine ambassadors’ take up Biden’s Month of Action

By Eboo Patel — June 3, 2021
(RNS) — Two thousand volunteers of diverse faiths will engage people through their religious communities. 

Facing changing spirituality on campus, historic chaplain groups merge

By Paul Brandeis Raushenbush — March 3, 2021
(RNS) — The merger is a response to increasing diversification of spiritual life at American schools, with students, faculty and staff pursuing not only a wider range of faiths but also no faith at all.

How to motivate millions of Americans to get vaccinated? Let faith help.

By Eboo Patel — December 17, 2020
(RNS) — With thousands of lives on the line, America’s diverse religious communities are uniquely prepared to unite to meet this moment. 

The campaign is over. Will a Biden-Harris administration deliver on its interfaith promises?

By Eboo Patel — November 13, 2020
(Interfaith America) — Leveraging the religious and ethical values of millions of Americans - both to build religious pluralism, and to solve social problems - could be a lasting legacy of their administration.

What happens when a virus forces faith communities to go virtual

By Paul Brandeis Raushenbush — March 12, 2020
(RNS) — When two or three are gathered on Facebook, is Christ there? When 10 Jews meet on a Zoom call, is it a minyan?

Campus friendships can end a civil war before it starts

By Paul Brandeis Raushenbush — October 1, 2019
(RNS) — We are at historic, civil war levels of animosity and distrust between Americans, but the divide is not because of the impeachment, or even President Donald Trump.
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