2016 MLK Jr. Lecture by Jonathan L. Walton – “Love, Power and Empathy in an iLife Era.”

Jonathan L. Walton is the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard University and the Pusey Minister in Harvard’s Memorial Church. He is also a professor of religion and society at the Harvard Divinity School.



  • Says empathy precondition for love. 
  • Empathy a set shared of expereinces of life.
  • Empathy prior to love was heart to MLK 
  • love, justice grounded in empathy.
  • empathizing and the Good Samaritan.
  • empahty demands of us, what if I dont’ stop and help, what might happen.