Black History Month Keynote to feature the Rev. Brandon Crowley, PhD

The Black History Month planning committee recently announced the that the keynote speaker for Black History Month at Seminary of the Southwest will be the Rev. Brandon Crowley, PhD. Crowley’s address will be entitled African American Religion on the Margins: The Theological Distinctives of Black LGBTQIA Church Plants. The lecture is scheduled for February 24, […]

The Rev. Mary Earle to present Payne Lecture

Seminary of the Southwest recently announced that the Rev. Mary Earle – award winning author, poet, Episcopal priest, and spiritual director – will present the 2022 Payne Lecture this February 8, 2022 at 7pm. The lecture will be presented virtually. Earle is the author of ten books; the subjects include the spirituality of living with […]

Moody Foundation Grant to Fund Racial Trauma Initiative at Southwest

Grant to fund development of the ‘Racial Trauma Initiative’ to equip clergy and mental health providers with tools designed to address racial trauma among clients and congregations they serve. Seminary of the Southwest announces the receipt of a grant from the Moody Foundation for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Southwest to develop a […]

Dr. Anthony Baker Launches The Diagonal Way

Dr. Anthony Baker, Southwest’s Clinton S. Quin Professor of Systematic Theology, recently announced a new regular column at Patheos titled The Diagonal Way. Patheos is a journal started over a decade ago as an online place for affirming interfaith ideas and conversations. Since then, it has grown to become among the most popular websites for […]

Blandy Lecture Convenes Community Across Platforms

On November 10, 2021, the 53rd Annual Blandy Lecture and Symposium was presented to attendees both in person and remote as the Rt. Rev. Hector Monterroso delivered a talk on the Multicultural Future of the Church. Hosted in a hybrid format, attendees had the option to attend in-person or online, with both types of attendance […]

Southwest Seminarian Wins Living Church Student Essay Contest

The Living Church recently announced the winners of their annual Student Essays in Christian Wisdom competition. Sarah Mast, a Southwest middler MDiv, won first place with her essay, Participation in Divine Emptiness: Theosis at the Empty Tomb. The Living Church states the competition is open to any Anglican student enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s […]

Southwest Wins the Polity Bowl

Thuribulls show determination and resilience in memorable win On November 13, 2021, amid the crisp fall air tinted with smoke from incense-burning thuribles, the Seminary of the Southwest Thuribulls took on the team from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in a game of flag football. The game, as is well known by alumni from both schools, […]

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Eucharist at Southwest

On Thursday, September 23, 2021, the community of Seminary of the Southwest gathered on the Motte for a Eucharist designed by students and faculty to celebrate Hispanic and Latinx heritage. The large crowd remained afterwards for a festive meal, and then dancing with music provide by longtime Southwest musical partner, Francisco Chavez and family. The […]