Creationism goes global

Turkey 2008

By Steven Paulson

June 10, 2009

Is creationism contagious? For years, this peculiarly American movement seemed to be contained within our borders. But in the last several years, creationism had become a global phenomenon, as readily exportable as hip-hop and bluejeans. Science historian Ron Numbers joins us along with WPR's Steve Paulson who just returned from a trip to Turkey, one of the country's where creationism is taking hold.


  • Ronald Numbers, professor, Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Steve Paulson, executive producer and an interviewer for To the Best of Our Knowledge, Wisconsin Public Radio

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