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.

Things Seen

I was in W H Smith's today and asked to try out a pen I wanted to buy. The assistant then threw the piece of paper at the bin and missed. "You won't make the team" I said. "I'm too short anyway" he replied, obviously this being a bit of a thing with him. At 5'5" it seemed to me that he didn't need to worry. I said to him "there are bigger things to worry about than that" ....

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