‘Church Going’ by Philip Larkin is a thought-provoking poem about relgion and history. The speaker decides that no matter what churches represent, they should be perserved.
‘Love (III)’ is part of The Church, the central section of George Herbert’s ‘The Temple’. The Church collects devotional lyrics.
William Blake’s poem, ‘Holy Thursday,’ was first published in 1789. It was included in a poetry collection called ‘Songs of Innocence’.