Rick Gerhardt :: Evolution and Embryology

  • “The claim is that ‘ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny,’” Rick Gerhardt, Biologist and Christian Apologist. In other words, the fetus goes through various evolutionary stages recalling past animal forms as it develops. This century-old idea persists, despite long-term scientific evidence that it is incorrect. No embryologist believes in this theory today, but ignorance and stubbornness continue to encourage the error. “The other embryologists of that day recognized it as fraudulent, called it fraudulent, and refuted it at the time. ”

    Evolution and Embryology

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