Are science and faith at war? How did the universe begin? How did life start? How did complex living things arise?  Explore these questions and more on the first ever Science & Faith: Friends or Foes Cruise.


Join the Discovery Institute for this once in a lifetime opportunity to learn about the beauty and design in nature while experiencing it first hand. This week long conference will take place on Holland America’s beautiful Westerdam ship, and will take participants from Seattle to Alaska, and back. Featured speakers will include Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, New York Times bestselling author of Darwin’s Doubt, and renowned Oxford University mathematician and author Dr. John Lennox, regarded by some as this generation's C.S. Lewis. More speakers will be announced in the near future.


Space is extremely limited.  Reserve your room now to get the best selection and pricing!

STEPHEN C. MEYER received his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in the philosophy of science after working previously as an oil industry geophysicist. He now directs the Center for Science and Culture at the Discovery Institute in Seattle, WA. He authored Signature in the Cell, a (London) Times Literary Supplement “Book of the Year” as well as Darwin's Doubt, a New York Times Bestseller.  Meyer has appeared on all of the top national television networks, major talk radio programs and NPR, as well major Christian media outlets. He has also been featured in two New York Times front-page stories.

JOHN LENNOX, Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University, is an internationally renowned speaker on the interface of science, philosophy and religion. He regularly teaches at many academic institutions including the Said Business School, Wycliffe Hall and the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, as well as also being a Senior Fellow with the Trinity Forum. He has written a series of books exploring the relationship between science and Christianity and he has also participated in a number of televised debates with some of the world’s leading atheist thinkers.

The conference will also feature sessions by John West and Paul Nelson.

Check back for updates on the conference schedule. We will update this page when session details are finalized.


Interior Stateroom

Ocean View


Signature Suite

Neptune Suite

($1,199 - $1,219)

($1,349 - $1,449)

($1,999 - $2,089)

($2,299 - $2,449)

($3,249 - $3,749)

(*per person based on double occupancy; ask reservation representative for additional pricing outside of group; prices will vary based on location of room and availability)

General registration for the Science & Faith: Friends or Foes Cruise has ended. If you are still interested in attending this conference, there may still be room left. To inquire about the remaining availability, contact Jens Jorgenson at

208 Columbia St • Seattle, WA 98104 • (206) 292-0401