Laurie Goodstein reported in yesterday's New York Times that rather than offend those who pray to that other God, Gay Bishop Is Asked to Say Prayer at Inaugural Event.
Bishop Robinson advised Mr. Obama on gay rights issues during the campaign. He is the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, and his consecration in 2003 set off a growing rift in that church’s parent body, the Anglican Communion.
He is taking pains to make the contrast clear.
Bishop Robinson said he had been reading inaugural prayers through history and was “horrified” at how “specifically and aggressively Christian they were.”
“I am very clear,” he said, “that this will not be a Christian prayer, and I won’t be quoting Scripture or anything like that.
Presumably this excludes quoting the President-elect's testimony, see A Politics of Conscience.
(via M.Z. Hemingway at Get Religion)
Update: A Prayer for the Nation and Our Next President, Barack Obama, by The Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson, Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire, Opening Inaugural Event, Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC, January 18, 2009, at Episcopal Cafe