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.

Grenfell and Childs Hill

It is of interest when one sees a national story having its effect in your own locality.

2 comments:

Paul Burgess said...

Does Elena still live there?

Gary Brady said...

Yep. You've made Ellen sound very Greek!