The belief that the universe
is contained within God
. This is distinct from the pantheist
view of Universe = God, in that it implies that there is more to God than just the universe.
Panentheism is one of the core concepts of Hasidic Judaism
An interesting view of panentheism, and attempts to use it as the basis for a complete moral
and philosophical system, can be found at www.panentheism.com