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.

10 Liberal Theologians

10 guys to avoid on dark nights
1. F. D. E. Schleiermacher (1768-1834)
2. D F Strauss (1808-1874)
3. Albrecht Ritschl (1822-1889)
4. Charles Augustus Briggs (1841–1913)
5. Adolf von Harnack (1851-1930)
6. Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878–1969)
7. Rudolf Bultmann (1884–1976)
8. Paul Tillich (1886–1965)
9. Leslie Weatherhead (1893–1976)
10. John A.T. Robinson (1919–1983)

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