The Real Controversy About Rick Warren's Inaugural Invocation
Forget separation of Church and State, debasing women, and support for Proposition 8. The real problem with choosing Rick Warren to deliver the inaugural invocation is...wait for it...that Warren might mention the wrong god in his prayer!
Rabbi Burt Visotzky, a professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary, the flagship institution of Conservative Judaism, has the best take on this:
"For me as a Jew, hearing the name of a first-century rabbi isn't the worst thing in the world, but it's not my God."