The years 1797-1798 mark the most prolific years of Coleridge. This period is also regarded as his mature period as he wrote his best poems during this time. However, in the aftermath of the publication of the Lyrical Ballads (1798) and his trip to Germany, and his encounter with German idealists, Coleridge underwent radical changes in his views concerning philosophy, politics and aesthetics. This was also a move away from Unitarianism, a re-evaluation of the Bible from a rational and scientific viewpoint, towards Trinitarianism, which was dominated by a more conservative perspective. Although he supported anti-establishment views, was against the Divine Right of Kings and harshly criticized the political practice of the  Doç. Dr. Nurten Birlik, Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi, nbirlik@metu.edu.tr 232 Nurten BİRLİK Pitt government, on his return from Germany, he began to support the established system. He tried to reconcile a conservative interpretation of Christianity with German idealism. This essay aims to explore the intricate relations between his political and religious views in his later conservative years with references to his biography.
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N. Birlik, “S T COLERİDGE İN MUHAFAZAKARLIK DÖNEMİ TRİNİTERYANİZME YOLCULUK,” pp. 231–250, 2014, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/80197.