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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Fundamentalism and Tolerance

Fundamentalism and Tolerance

Nothing could be less rational or humane than self-righteously taking the lives of innocent people in the name of unknowable, imaginary gods. But the problem of religious extremism goes much deeper than that. We worry way too much about religious terrorism and way too...

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Celebrate Evolution!

Celebrate Evolution!

In 2009 we celebrated two extraordinary and intimately connected anniversaries. Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England. Fifty years later the great naturalist published what many consider to be the most profound book ever written, The...

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Pay to Pray?

Pay to Pray?

Attending my first Hornets' game at the Arena in New Orleans in January, I was shocked that a religious invocation was given before the games. The strange ritual takes place just before the playing of the national anthem. The lights go down, a minister walks to the...

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