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Hartford Seminary

77 Sherman St
Hartford, CT 06105-2260

General Phone: 860-509-9500
Financial Aid Phone: 860-509-9557
Sector: Private nonprofit, 4-year or above
Classification: Theological seminaries and other specialized faith-related institutions

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It's time to reopen the gates of 'ijtihad' - Fort Worth Star Telegram

But other scholars suggest that such elitism only cements a submissiveness that afflicts the contemporary Muslim mind -- an affliction that stops moderate Muslims from speaking up as extremists take over. According to Ingrid Mattson, professor of Islam at the Hartford Seminary, "because of our very narrow vision, our legalistic vision and our authoritarian models of decision making, we are excluding those people who can offer us a different vision of the future."