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11:00 PM, Jan 21, 1996 • By JEREMY RABKIN
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The Godless Constitution keeps insisting that Christian conservatives are wrong to imagine that America was more Christian or more wholesome in the past. But it is Kramnick and Moore who seem to display the greatest longing for a sim pler past -- those good old days when a liberal knew that religious intolerance was the enemy and freedom the answer. And only naughty religious demagogues wou ld disturb their complacent slumbers.

Jeremy Rabkin teaches government at Cornell University.