Welcome!  On this site you can access resources in English and Spanish that represent my research and commentaries ranging from the social uses of television to evolutionary communication

James Lull, author

About James

A biographical sketch about James Lull who is an Emeritus Professor of Communication Studies at San Jose State University located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley 

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Commentaries

Features some of James’ provocative written and photographic essays about evolution, religion, politics, media, culture and a host of other contemporary topics

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Portal Español

A Spanish-language repository of links to some of James Lull’s most important articles, essays, and book chapters.  An excellent resource for professors and researchers in Latin America

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The Greatest Story Ever Told

The Greatest Story Ever Told

A belief system becomes influential when it is communicated persuasively to others. In the case of religious communication, grand narratives passed from generation to generation turn the abstract God into particular beliefs and cultural practices that bridge the gap...

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The Sunday Assembly

The Sunday Assembly

Religion gives people a sense of community. That communal feeling is particularly comforting because we survive in groups. And not just us. Over time, advanced species of all kinds form groups to insure the safety and security of individual members. That’s one...

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The Apes are back!

The Apes are back!

The blockbuster film Dawn of the Planet of the Apes continues the brilliant story begun in Rise of the Planet of the Apes in 2011. In the earlier film, a chimpanzee named Caesar leads a revolution of apes kept in cages and abused as experimental subjects. In the...

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