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 Marian Exiles

With the accession of Mary I to the throne many Protestants found it expedient to seek refuge on the continent (in various places - Frankfurt, Geneva, Strasbourg, etc). Here are ten who did this
1. Miles Coverdale
2. Robert Crowley
3. John Foxe
4. Christopher Goodman
5. Edmund Grindal
6. John Jewel
7. William Kethe
8. John Knox
9. Thomas Lever
10. William Whittingham

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Anonymous said...

Richard Davies d. 1581 later bishop of St Asaph and St David's. Translator of book of common prayer/bible into Welsh. Exiled Frankfurters. WELSH EXILE :-)