Seminary of the Southwest (also referred to as SSW and The Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest) is one of 11 accredited seminaries of the Episcopal Church in the United States. Founded in 1951 by Bishop John E. Hines as a “seminary for the whole church,” Seminary of the Southwest forms Christian leaders pursuing ordination within the church, as well as those interested in lay forms of ministry, including chaplaincy and counseling. The five-acre campus is located in the urban setting of Austin, TX.
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