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Each month in Centennial Review, we publish essays on the fundamentals of a free and just society, adapted from speeches given by leading voices at our think tank or in the CCU community. Read this month’s Centennial Review to find out what we’re discussing.


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June 2024
Jun 03
June 03, 2024
Colorado Christian University, 8787 W Alameda Ave
Lakewood, CO 80226 United States

You’re invited to the Rocky Mountain Leadership Congress! June 3-7, 2024 at Colorado Christian University Spend an extraordinary week at Colorado Christian University and the Colorado Convention Center with like-minded young Christian Conservatives. Enjoy the Colorado summer while gaining the knowledge and skills to address...

Jun 07
June 07, 2024
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Westminster, 80020 United States

POSTPONED: Western Conservative Summit 2024 The Western Conservative Summit, originally scheduled for June 7-8, has been postponed. The event will return in 2025 under the leadership of Centennial Institute’s next executive director.

Listen to the Frontier Freedom Hour

  • The Role of Qatar in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Complex Dilemma

    In this episode of the Frontier Freedom Hour, host Jeff Hunt is joined by Dr. David Murphy, dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Colorado Christian University, to discuss the complex situation in the Middle East. They delve into the role of Qatar in supporting Hamas, the challenges of finding a solution for Palestine, and the potential for a demilitarized zone. They also touch on the corrupt nature of the United Nations and Israel's adherence to the Geneva Conventions. Tune in for a thought-provoking conversation on this ongoing conflict.

  • Dr. David Murphy discusses the Biden administration's response to Iran

    Dr. David Murphy, dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Colorado Christian University, discusses the Middle East and the proper response to Iran. He emphasizes the need to regain deterrence by cutting off funding, imposing sanctions, and demonstrating defensive capacity. He contrasts this with the limited and symbolic strikes seen in recent actions. The conversation also explores former President Trump's approach, highlighting his willingness to respond forcefully when necessary. Dr. Murphy criticizes the Biden administration for unnecessary interference in the Israel-Hamas conflict and emphasizes the importance of supporting Israel. Listen for an insightful analysis of the current situation in the Middle East.

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