Eastern Standard: Is Teaching Creationism Harmful to Children, Society?

Jan 27, 2014

As Bill Nye, the Science Guy gets ready to debate the founder of Kentucky’s Creation Museum, we’ll have our own conversation on the topic on Eastern Standard.

Send your comments or questions before this week's show to: wekueasternstandard@gmail.com or leave a message at 859-622-1657

Is teaching creation to children harmful to them and to our society?

Is evolution merely one theory of the earth’s origins and equal to creationism?

Is this topic even worthy of a debate?

Our guests for this show:

Daniel J. Phelps graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1984 with a BS in Geology, and in 1990 with an MS in Geology.  He is founder and President of the Kentucky Paleontological Society, an amateur paleontological organization;

Dr. Terry Mortenson holds a Ph.D. in the history of geology from the University of Coventry in England and an M.Div. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Chicago, Dr. Mortenson has lectured on the creation-evolution controversy in 21 countries since the late 1970s. He is the author of numerous magazine and journal articles and several book chapters.

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