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 Poets named Thomas


1.Thomas Chatterton Almighty Framer of the Skies! O let our pure devotion rise, Like Incense in thy Sight!
2. Thomas Hardy And ghosts then keep their distance; and I know some liberty.
3. Thomas Gray The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me.
4. Sir Thomas Wyatt Farewell love and all thy laws forever; Thy baited hooks shall tangle me no more.
5. Thomas Moore 'Tis the last rose of summer, Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone
6. Thomas Blackburn The unleavened man did not cry out Or turn his face away; through such men in a turnip field What is it that you say?
7. Thomas Nashe Adieu, farewell, earth’s bliss; This world uncertain is; Fond are life’s lustful joys; Death proves them all but toys
8. T S Eliot Macavity, Macavity, there’s no one like Macavity, He’s broken every human law, he breaks the law of gravity.
9. Thomas Traherne In all Things, all Things service do to all: And thus a Sand is Endless, though most small. And every Thing is truly Infinite, In its Relation deep and exquisite.
10. Thomas Hood I remember, I remember, The house where I was born, The little window where the sun Came peeping in at morn.

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