At the opening inaugural festivities, not only did the Bishop fail to offer a Christian prayer, he began his supplication by addressing a false godâ€”one that he called the “God of our many understandings.” In one sentence, he endorsed the idolatry that is endemic to the human conditionâ€”the idea that god is whoever we imagine him to be. There’s no question that the warnings of Romans 1:18-31
The rest of the prayer is filled with liberal tropes and the pabulum that usually goes with civic prayers. You can read the whole, sad thing here.
UPDATE: Sarah Pulliam shot a video of the prayer for Christianity Today (see below). According to Ben Smith, HBO with its exclusive rights to coverage of the event did not broadcast Robinson’s prayer. HBO.com has made the video available, and it does in fact exclude the opening prayer. Aaron Barnhart notes three lines from the prayer that were in the original written version, but were not included when Robinson voiced the prayer.