Christian Worldview by Michael Schutt

 
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BY MICHAEL SCHUTT, ATTORNEY, LAW STUDENT MINISTRY DIRECTOR FOR CHRISTIAN LEGAL SOCIETY, INSTITUTE FOR CHRISTIAN LEGAL STUDIES, U.S.A.

How does the way you view God and the world affect your law practice?

This presentation was given by Mike Schutt at the Third Global Convocation in 2016 in South Africa.  

Mike is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law.  He practices law in Fort Worth, Texas, with Thompson & Knight and served on the faculty of Regent Law for 20 years.  Currently Mike is the director of Christian Legal Society Law Student Ministries and of the Institute for Christian Legal Studies (ICLS), a cooperative ministry of CLS and Trinity Law School, where he is a Visiting Professor.  He writes, speaks, and teaches on the relationship of lawyers, faith and culture.

Mike is the author of Redeeming Law:  Christian Calling and the Legal Profession(InterVarsity 2007), a vocation exhortation for law students and lawyers.  His other publications include "Oliver Wendell Holmes and the Decline of the American Lawyer: Social Engineering, Religion, and the Search for Professional Identity," 30 RUTGERS L.J. 143 (1998) and "What's a Nice Christian Like You Doing in a Profession Like This? 11 REGENT U.L. REV. 137 (1998-99).  He has also authored supplements on biblical principles for use by his students in the law school classroom. He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Christian Legal Thought.