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.

Some Church History Anniversaries 2017

367 Death of Hilary of Bishop of Poitiers, sometimes referred to as the "Hammer of the Arians
1467 Birth of John Colet, English churchman and educational pioneer. Dean of St Paul's.
1517 The day before the Feast of All Saints, the 33-year-old Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg
1717 Births of three hymn writers
Baptists Benjamin Beddome (Jan 23) a pastor in the Cotswolds and Anne Steele the daughter of a pastor in Hampshire.
And Welsh Calvinistic Methodist William Williams Pantycelyn (Feb 11)
Also, the death of Madame Guyon, a French mystic and one of the key advocates of Quietism, although she never called herself a Quietist. Quietism was considered heretical by the Roman Catholic Church, and she was imprisoned 1695-1703 after publishing a book on the topic, A Short and Easy Method of Prayer.
1767 Death of Michael Bruce, short lived Scottish poet and hymn writer.
(also failed Baptist minister Thomas Flower)
1867 Birth of Amy Carmichael, Protestant Christian missionary in India, who opened an orphanage and founded a mission in Dohnavur. She served in India for 55 years without furlough and wrote many books about the missionary work there.
What have I missed?

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