Paul Rogat Loeb

Paul Rogat Loeb is the author of Soul of a Citizen: Living With Conviction in Challenging Times and The Impossible Will Take a Little While: A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear, among other books. He has written on social involvement for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and numerous other publications.

'Soul Of A Citizen'

Jesus and climate change: The journey of evangelical leader Rich Cizik

Rich Cizik Photo: National Association of Evangelicals As vice president for governmental affairs at the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), Rich Cizik represented 4,500 congregations serving 30 million members. Considering himself a “Reagan conservative” and …

A Fish Story

Average Joes and Janes Can Make a Real Difference — No Foolin'

In the personal realm, most Americans are thoughtful, caring, generous. We try to do our best by family and friends. At times we'll even stop to help another driver stranded with a roadside breakdown, or to give some spare change to a stranger. But increasingly, a wall now separates each of us from the world outside, and from others who've likewise taken refuge in their own private sanctuaries. We've all but forgotten how much public participation is the very soul of democratic citizenship, and how much it can enrich our lives.

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