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.

Affinity Conference 6

Hywel Jones with Stephen Clark in the chair
The final paper of the conference was from Hywel Jones on that old chestnut Word and Spirit. Hywel is always avuncular and now in his seventies increasingly statesmanlike. Dealing with the views of Hodge, Bavinck and John Woodhouse, we were given the typical non-Lutheran, anti-Prc Trust, pro-Lloyd-Jones line that wants to avoid an ex opere operato view of  Scripture and preaching and emphasise the work of the Spirit. Always worth discussing.

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