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 Popular songs that you may not know the composer of

1. Here comes my baby The Tremeloes (Cat Stevens)
2. All the young dudes Mott the Hoople (David Bowie)
3. Manic Monday The Bangles (Prince)
4. I wanna be your man The Rolling Stones (Lennon/McCartney)
5. Without you Harry Nilsson (Pete Ham Tom Evans)
6. Islands in the stream Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton (Bee Gees)
7. The Mighty Quinn Manfred Mann (Bob Dylan)
8. Blinded by the light Manfred Mann's Earth Band Blinded by the light (Bruce Springsteen)
9. I go to sleep The Pretenders (Ray Davies)
10. And I love you so Perry Como (Don McClean)

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