Paul Raushenbush

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Paul Brandeis Raushenbush (/ˈrʃənbʊʃ/; born 24 June 1964)[1] is a writer, editor, and religious activist. He currently serves as Senior Vice-President, and editor of Voices at Auburn Seminary. From 2009 to 2015 he was the Executive Editor Of Global Spirituality and Religion for Huffington Post's Religion section,[2] and formerly served as editor of BeliefNet. From 2003-2011, Raushenbush served as Associate Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel at Princeton University,[3] and served as President of the Association Of College and University Religious Affairs (ACURA) from 2009 to 2011. Raushenbush is the co-founder with Wolfgang F. Danspeckgruber of PORDIR, The Program of Religion, Diplomacy, and International Relations at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University.

An ordained Baptist minister in the American Baptist tradition, Raushenbush is the great-grandson of 19th-century Baptist cleric and Social Gospel proponent Walter Rauschenbusch (name spelled differently),[4] and the great-grandson of the Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis and is related to the philosopher Richard Rorty.

He is a graduate of Macalester College and Union Theological Seminary in New York.[5] He is married to the author Brad Gooch, and they have two children: Walter and Glenn Gooch-Raushenbush.


  • Teen Spirit: One World, Many Faiths (2004)
  • editor of Christianity and the Social Crisis - in the 21st century


  1. ^ Raushenbush, Paul Brandeis (1 June 2014). "25 Things My 25-Year-Old Self Would Tell Me on My 50th Birthday". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
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