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 wise men in the Bible


1. Joseph (Gen 41:39 Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, ‘Since God has made all this known to you, there is no one so discerning and wise as you)
2. Solomon
3. Ethan the Ezrahite (Author of Psalm 89. See 1 Kings 4:31)
4. Heman (and Kalkol and Darda) sons of Mahol (Author of Psalm 88. See 1 Kings 4:31)
5. Ahithophel (Counsellor to King David see 2 Samuel 15)
6. Hushai the Arkite (Counsellor of King David see 2 Samuel 15)
7. Agur son of Jakeh (see Proverbs 30)
8. King Lemuel (see Proverbs 31)
9. Daniel (and his friends) (Daniel 1:17, etc, To these four young men God gave knowledge and understanding of all kinds of literature and learning. And Daniel could understand visions and dreams of all kinds)
10. Stephen (Acts 6:10 But they could not stand up against the wisdom the Spirit gave him as he spoke)
[You could add Paul (2 Peter 3:15 Bear in mind that our Lord's patience means salvation, just as our dear brother Paul also wrote you with the wisdom that God gave him)]

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