Entries by Scott Stanfield

Darwin’s continuing relevance

Dear Editor:   I wish to offer a response to the essay “Evolution and I” by Abraham Rempel in the Spring 2015 issue of The Torch.   Mr. Rempel advances the propositions that (1) Darwin’s theory of the origin of species by natural selection is “a failed theory” and that (2) it should be replaced […]

Evolution, Science, and Religion

Dear Editor:   Abraham Rempel’s “Evolution and ‘I’,” which appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of The Torch, contains several serous errors.   Error 1:  ID is a Scientific Theory   Rempel claims that Intelligent Design (ID) is a scientific theory.  However, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania found otherwise (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitzmiller_v._Dover_Area_School_District), […]