The Tablet

Archived since 16 May 1840
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9,248 issues

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Unique in its international coverage of religion, current affairs, politics, social issues and the arts, The Tablet is a weekly Catholic journal which has been reporting on events of significance for over 170 years.

Every week The Tablet provides in-depth and balanced coverage on a wide range of subjects and its contribution to topical issues is strengthened by its contributors: each issue contains the work of writers drawn from all over the world.

The complete archive, of over 8000 issues, is now available for institutional subscribers. Fully searchable and easily navigable, this is undoubtedly one of the best resources available for tracing the history of the Catholic Church and world events over the last 170 years.

Latest Issue

A royal search for illumination

Could an illuminated Bible have been commissioned by Henry II, trying to find biblical precedents for the disasters of his own life? / BY MARGARET HEBBLETHWAITE



The next pope

Catholicism in Western Europe is moribund and only a pope offering doctrinal clarity will make the faith compelling / BY GEORGE WEIGEL



In defence of bookworms

In a transactional, technological world riven by crisis, have literature and philosophy become redundant? / BY ZENA HITZ



Choppy waters for pilgrims’ progress

An ambitious proposal to redevelop the riverside Marian shrine lying south of Walsingham village is meeting stiff opposition / BY ELENA CURTI

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  • First Issue: 16 May 1840
  • Latest Issue: 11 July 2020
  • Issue Count: 9,248
  • Page Count: 271,620
  • Published: Weekly
  • ISSN: 2059-6855

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