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The religious thought of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 -- Religion.,
  • Christianity and literature.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavid Pym ; with a foreword by John Coulson.
LC ClassificationsPR4487.R4 P9 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p. :
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4726992M
ISBN 100064957500
LC Control Number78014840

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A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library isbn0 1 Hardback. Contents Coleridge and twentieth-century religious thought Bibliography Index viii Contents. 5 rs,Samuel Taylor Coleridge: a . Coleridge in Relation to the Thought of his Time* "The exact day on which a man is born is a matter of no importance:" writes Dr. Carnegie Simpson, "the important thing is a man»s period."1 Regarded from this view­ point, it may be said that Samuel Taylor Coleridge was singu­ larly fortunate. Born in , his "period" is the transition. The more immediate spur that got me going on the book was a growing frustration with the way that secular academia seemed to be airbrushing Coleridge’s faith and his radical theology right out. Aids to Reflection, by S. T. Coleridge, which appeared in , is a collection of moral and religious aphorisms, with commentaries. While these are not sequentially connected, they are yet so arranged as to illustrate the author’s purpose, to address his thought to the unspiritual but reflecting mind of the supposed pilgrim, who is led from worldly-mindedness to the acceptance of spiritual.

Now that his textually chaotic œuvre has been edited in its entirety, Coleridge emerges as a major post-Kantian philosopher. Coleridge’s early study of Unitarian and Platonic thought together with his confrontation of Humean scepticism enabled him to rise to the principal speculative challenge of the age: that of uniting Kant’s philosophy with a practical form of Christian religion. The Religious Thought Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. maga 0. Coleridge became known in the Victorian period as one of the most important apologists for the liberal Anglican point of view, clearly foreseeing the difficulties which would inevitably beset the Evangelicals who insisted upon literal interpretation of the Scriptures in defiance of scientific discoveries. His father was an Anglican vicar, but Coleridge was an intellectually rebellious youth. The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge By Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Ernest Hartley Coleridge Henry Frowde, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics) by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and H. J. Jackson | out of 5 stars The reputation of Romantic poet, critic and philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge has long been overshadowed by William Wordsworth, his friend and Lyrical Ballads co-author. Oxford professor Seamus Perry talks us through the books that showcase Coleridge's idiosyncratic brilliance.. Interview by Stephanie Kelley. Books The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume Opus Maximum Samuel Taylor Coleridge The Opus Maximum gathers the last major body of unpublished prose writings by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Consisting primarily of fragments dictated to Joseph Henry Green, probably between and , these writings represent all that.   Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s religious writing has always been a bigger draw for me than his poetry. As for transcendentalist thought, Coleridge is a kind of early English Kantian and a proto-transcendentalist as far as the thinking of Emerson goes – Emerson was reading Aids to Reflection as early as I think, but the Americans took.