By Robert J. Barth
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Although this early religious thoughtof Coleridge's Unitarian periodis not part of the main burden of the present study (see the Preface), a brief sketch of his early development is necessary as a background against which to view his matured beliefs and the nature of his later theologizing. The fact that Coleridge was born the son of a sound if unimaginative Church of England clergyman assured his early and thorough exposure to orthodoxy. There was little to lead him away from it in his early schooling at home in Ottery St.
I considered the idea of the Trinity a fair scholastic inference from the being of God, as a creative intelligence; and that it was therefore entitled to the rank of an esoteric doctrine of natural religion. But seeing in the same no practical or moral bearing, I confined it to the schools of philosophy. e. neither a mere attribute, or a personification) in no respect re- 19The Notebooks of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. , Bollingen Series L (New York, 1957-1961), II, 2437. "20 It would seem that during these troubled yearsespecially those following 1802, culminating in his unhappy escape to Malta in 1804-1806Coleridge discovered the "practical and moral bearing" of the Trinity, bound up as it always was in his mind with the doctrine of the Redemption.
Wellek's response is not to bring into focus the further problem thus raised by Coleridge, the nature of faith and its possible relationship to rational knowledge, but simply to deny the possibility of knowledge beyond the merely rational.
Coleridge and Christian doctrine by Robert J. Barth