Isaac Kramnick

Isaac Kramnick teaches and writes about political thought at Cornell University. He co-authored The Godless Constitution with R. Laurence Moore.

Recent Articles

Can the Churches Save the Cities?

"Faith-based activism" is very much in vogue, and some church-run programs may be effective at alleviating urban ills. But funding these programs with government money raises troubling constitutional issues. Is there a reasonable middle ground?

Is God a Republican?: Why Politics Is Dangerous for Religion

The Christian Coalition has made a dangerous gamble by associating faith with the Republican Party. If God blesses us only as Republicans or Democrats, both politics and religion are in trouble.

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