The Frankfurt School: Horkheimer, Habermas and Religion

Religion and Marxism - An Introduction - Paul-Francois Tremlett

Paul-Francois Tremlett [+-]
Open University
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Paul-François Tremlett is a Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at the Open University in the UK. He was awarded his PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He is currently interested in processes of rapid social change and intersections of politics and religion.


This chapter introduces the Frankfurt School and Horkheimer and Habermas, particularly the concept of critical theory and Habermas’s twin notions of the lifeworld communicative action as resources for re-energising modernity.

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Tremlett, Paul-Francois. The Frankfurt School: Horkheimer, Habermas and Religion. Religion and Marxism - An Introduction. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. Mar 2023. ISBN 9781800502871. Date accessed: 07 Feb 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.44047. Mar 2023

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