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.

Unusual Words 16 Skerrick

Somewhere in the three hundred and odd pages of the new book on Focus by Australian Peet Johnson, he uses the delightful skerrick (as in not making a skerrick of a difference).
It is apparently a word used in USA, Australia and New Zealand to refer to a small fragment or amount (esp in the phrase not a skerrick). It is suggested that it is a northern English word though I saw it mentioned in a book on Essex dialect. The sk beginning suggests Viking influence.
Somewhere in Peter Carey's History of the Kelly Gang we find the sentence
Hard days followed the butter money were all taken and not a skerrick of income generated by the alleged 60 bolts of cloth
Also in Helen Garner's Cosmo Cosmolino we read the line
Oh, perhaps a skerrick, the merest shred of curled rind, to check that it was cooked: otherwise, no.

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