The similar phrase 'Worldly Christianity' is one used by Bonhoeffer. 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 Bob Dylans

The term is thrown about quite loosely but this list will give you an idea. The list was prompted by a documentary I watched on Alan Hull, leader of the seventies folk rock group Lindisfarne. In the documentary fronted by Sam Fender he is referred to as the Geordie Bob Dylan. It reminded me of  a lady I met who described her father to me as the Hungarian Bob Dylan. I also recalled hearing Meic Stevens being called the Welsh Bob Dylan.
  1. The English Bob Dylan - Donovan, Richard Thompson, Billy Bragg
  2. The Geordie Bob Dylan - Alan Hull
  3. The Welsh Bob Dylan - Meic Stevens
  4. The Canadian Bob Dylan - Leonard Cohen, Gordon Lightfoot
  5. The French Bob Dylan - Jean Ferrat
  6. The Mexican Bob Dyan - Rodrigo Gonzalez
  7. The Dutch Bob Dylan - Armand
  8. The Swedish Bob Dylan - Ulf Lundell
  9. The Russian Bob Dylan - Boris Grebenshikov, Vladimir Vysotsky
  10. The Christian Bob Dylan - Larry Norman
(The Bob Dylan of punk - Reckless Eric)

PS This is a different category to "The new Bob Dylan " which we might run some time.

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