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 Venices

1. The Venice of the north - Amsterdam, Bruges, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Manchester, St Petersburg or Stockholm
2. The Venice of the west – Bristol, England or Nantes, France
3. The Venice of the east – Dhaka, Srinagar, Basra, Manila, Bangkok, Hanoi, etc, etc
4. The Venice of the Cotswolds – Bourton on the Water
5. The Venice of Africa – Ganvie, Benin or Makoko, Lagoos, Nigeria
6. The Venice of America – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
7. The Venice of Ireland – Monasterevin
8. The Venice of South America – Recife, Brazil
9. The Venice of Scotland – Kirkcudbright
10. The Venice of the sands - Palmyra

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