from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Haeckel's term for that part of the cerebral cortex which is occupied by the association-centers or thought-centers: opposed to and correlated with sensorium.


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  • Praxeis tou somatos are, as much as phronema tes sarkos, Rom.viii. 6, the "wisdom of the flesh," by a metonymy of the same nature with the former; or as the pathemata and epithumiai, the

    Of the Mortification of Sin in Believers

  • Herein, then, I say, lies the express opposition that is between the "wisdom of God" in the mystery of the gospel and the phronema tes sarkos, -- the "wisdom of the flesh," or our carnal reason.


  • God alone sees, and knows, and understands the fervent workings of the new creature, when acted by the Holy Ghost in supplications; and so it is added in the next words, verse 27, "And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth" ti to phronema tou Pneumatos, "what is the meaning of the Spirit," what it favours and inclines unto.


  • Haeckel says the sense of duty is a "long series of phyletic modifications of the phronema of the cortex."

    Christianity and Progress

  • And this infection of nature doth remain, yea in them that are regenerated; whereby the lust of the flesh, called in Greek phronema sarkos (which some do expound the wisdom, some sensuality, some the affection, some the desire, of the flesh), is not subject to the Law of God.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Greke phronema sarkos, which some do expounde the wisdome, some sensualitie, some the affection, some the desyre of the fleshe, is not subiect to the lawe of God.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • Hence we have such expressions as phronema tes sarkos a carnal state of mind; and phronema tou pneumatos a state of mind produced by the

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • Hence its derivative phronema is used not only for thought, but more generally for a state of mind, what is in the mind or soul, including the affections as well as the understanding.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • But to be spiritually minded, phronema tou pneumatos -- a spiritual savour (the wisdom that is from above, a principle of grace) is life and peace; it is the felicity and happiness of the soul.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

  • The fleshly mind, the phronema sarkos, the lusts, the passions of the soul.



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