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.

Lowest of the low

If you haven't quite caught on to where Baptists like myself stand in the pecking order, let me enlighten you with this quotation from the actress Margaret Rutherford commenting on the marriage of her adopted son/daughter who had a sex change in America and married a black chauffeure and mechanic.
''I am delighted that Gordon has become a woman, and I am delighted that Dawn is to marry a man of another race, and I am delighted that Dawn is to marry a man of a lower station, but I understand the man is a Baptist!''
A different culture, from the lower classes - no problem - but a Baptist! Preserve us!

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