Muslim Creationists Damn Darwin

Turkish anti-evolution tract distributed worldwide
By Jonas Oransky,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 2, 2007 6:31 PM CDT
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(Newser) – A Muslim group in Turkey is widely disseminating a 768-page tome that slams evolution and promotes Islam-inflected creationism, the Christian Science Monitor reports. The Council of Europe has issued warnings—particularly to schools—against the "Atlas of Creation," which has been published in 80 countries and 59 languages.

One source says that even Muslim medical students are now rejecting evolution. The group’s founder preaches that Allah created the world thousands of years ago and points out that Hitler, Mao and Lenin were all Darwinists. Turkey is a hotbed of creationism, ranking last among Western nations in acceptance of natural selection—just below the United States.