Bonhoeffer uses a similar phrase 'worldly Christianity'. It's J Gresham Machen that I want to line up most closely with. See his Christianity and culture here. Having done commentaries on Proverbs (Heavenly Wisdom) and Song of Songs (Heavenly Love), a matching title for Ecclesiastes would be Heavenly Worldliness. For my stance on worldliness, see 3 posts here.

Shoes F

Known as Jandals (Japanese sandals), thongs and chappals elsewhere, I've always called them flip flops, which is a great name. When I looked the word up on Wikipedia some joker had managed to insert the idea that they were invented by Phillipe Phillope!

2 comments:

Paul Burgess said...

In Greek [in Cyprus at least] they are called φλι-φλό. I jest not.

Gary Brady said...

Thanks for the free flow of ideas coming from your direction.