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.

Barry Fairbrother

Something I sometimes do in bookshops is to read the beginning of a novel to see if I might enjoy it. I recently picked up  J K Rowling's new novel. Practically the opening words are "Barry Fairbrother". That was enough for me. This is not a novel I want to read.
Somehow that doesn't compare with "Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself" or "Call me Ishmael" or "There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it".

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