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.

Church history anniversaries 2018


It's always good to think about what anniversaries might be coming up. These I am aware of for next year. 

Synod of Dort 1618-19 (400)
Nehemiah Wallington born 1618 (400)
William Bradshaw died 1618 (400)

Joseph Alleine died 1668 (350)
Thomas Coram born 1668 (350)

David Brainerd born 1718 (300)
John Cennick born 1718 (300) [I think this is right - not 1717]

Joseph Hart died 1768 (250)
Zachary Macaulay born 1768 (250)
Joseph Grigg died 1768 (250)

William Chalmers Burns died 1868 (150)

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