Importance Of Turkish Author Harun Yahya

The Huffington Post, one of the well known news web sites published from United States of America, published an article written by Jalees Rehman from Chigaco Medical Academy on its edition dated January 1st, 2011. In the article in question, the writer draw attention to the Mr. Adnan Oktar’s books, which collapsed the theory of evolution and the effect of the ideas in these books being told in schools over students. The lines that came to the fore in the article were as follows:

… It is important to draw attention to the fact that Muslim Creationism has become more and more visible. Taner Edis and Ronald Numbers note the importance of the Turkish author Mr. Adnan Oktar, aka Harun Yahya, who is the author of very many books, which are exported to several regions of the Muslim world and which appeal to Muslim middle and high school students.

The author Steve Paulson held an interview with Harun Yahya a while ago… A detailed list of Harun Yahya books, which explain the Creationist thought in line with the verse of the Qur’an, is on his web site and they can be downloaded as free of charge.

In order to evaluate the structure of these works, I downloaded a book called “Miracle in the Ant.” This book appeals the eye with boxes of nice pictures and summary explanations and it is written in a plain, easy to understand English. It covers many features of the ants, and includes details about their anatomy, social biology and production of pheromones. However, among these scientific details about ant biology, there are many statements, which point out that these scientific findings are the work of a Creator and which include verses of the Qur’an.

Moreover, the author states the mistakes of evolutionist biologists because of their theories that does not explain the diversity of ants. Finally, there is a section called “Evolution Deceit” in the author’s book…

About Jalees Rahman’s mistakes in this article, you can read the response titled "Response to Huffington Post: Evolution As Well As Creation Should Be Taught in Schools" from here.