It need hardly be said that he spiritualized the church doctrine of the resurrection of the flesh.
More highly spiritualized religions where they tend to disappear..
(so primitive man believed) would enable any being to escape death (an idea spiritualized in Prov.
In the interpretation of myths Neoplatonism followed the allegorical method, as practised especially by the Stoa; but the importance it attached to the spiritualized myths was unknown to the Stoic philosophers.
Hence the existing religions, after being refined and spiritualized, were made the basis of philosophy.