Daehne had tried to show that he was neoplatonic, and Reinkens has maintained that he was essentially Aristotelian.
Clement was not a neoplatonic mystic in the strict sense of the word.
The emanistic theories which played so great a part in neoplatonic philosophy and Gnostic theology are forms of evolution.
Why do we quote all these old monkish and neoplatonic legends?
It was in keeping with the mystic and neoplatonic current of the time, and afforded it the highest imaginable satisfaction.
Mr. Moses believed his experiences to be ‘demoniac affections,’ in the neoplatonic sense.
In the seventh Book of his confessions he has acknowledged his indebtedness to the reading of neoplatonic writings.
There was much in the teaching of Augustine that was neoplatonic, that was akin to the speculations of Plato himself.
But we ought to understand once for all that it is neoplatonic mysticism, not essential Christianity, that breathes through them.
Is it known only in brief moments of neoplatonic ecstasy, to which all the acts of life should be stepping stones?
also Neo-platonism, 1827, a philosophical and religious system mixing Platonic ideas and oriental mysticism, originating 3c. at Alexandria, especially in writings of Plotinus, Porphyry, and Proclus. Neoplatonian is attested from 1831. Related: Neoplatonic; Neoplatonist.