This biblical call to agape is clear, and in fulfilling our responsibility to agapic love, Christian legal
educators should be concerned about the “moral and spiritual good” of their students and should see part of their job as helping their students “grow in virtue.” This instruction first is not simply communicating to students the content of what true agapic love means. Such an understanding is important, particularly how agape contrasts with other forms of love both in New Testament times and how we often view love today. What is more important, however, particularly as we properly construe legal education as a formative process, is that students are transformed such that they more robustly appropriate agape in their lives as law students and ultimately lawyers.
In this short (5-page) article, Professor Natt Gantt provides four overarching principles that are critical to achieving this transformation in our students. Click here to download >