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Where does science intersect with spirituality? And how does one shape the other? These are the questions at the center of Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine, a highly intimate meditation on religion and science by international best-selling author and GPSW Professor of the Practice of the Humanities Alan Lightman. Hailed as “insightful and provocative” by The New York Times, Lightman’s latest work explores the tension between our yearning for permanence and certainty, and the modern scientific discoveries that demonstrate the impermanent and uncertain nature of the world.