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Believing

Reconstructionists hold diverse ideas about God, but we share an emphasis on Godliness—those hopes, beliefs, and values within us that impel us to work for a better world, that give us strength and solace in times of need, that challenge us to grow, and that deepen our joy in moments of celebration. Recognizing that all descriptions of God are metaphor, our prayerbooks offer images of God that go far beyond “king of the universe.”

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    Reconstructionist Judaism offers ways of thinking about God that speak to many contemporary Jews. How can we relate to God as a force rather than a being? These resources explore Reconstructionist theology in depth.

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