The Tablet

Archived since 16 May 1840
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9,223 issues

JISC Collection

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

Hellfires up the ante down under

A historian assesses a catastrophe that is causing Australians to reconsider their attitudes to climate change / BY NICK BRODIE



When fear pulls the trigger

As protesters in Tehran took to the streets, our correspondent argues that panic can be as much to blame for sparking a conflict as aggression / BY MARY DEJEVSKY



A toothless vampire

A new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s novel has gripped TV viewers, but the story it wants to tell about God is tantalisingly underexplored / BY KIRSTY JANE FALCONER



Rediscovering the art of reading

The digital revolution has been a huge commercial success, but it has made us shallow, irritable and depressed, argues a leading publisher / BY ROBIN BAIRD-SMITH

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  • First Issue: 16 May 1840
  • Latest Issue: 18 January 2020
  • Issue Count: 9,223
  • Page Count: 270,804
  • Published: Weekly
  • ISSN: 2059-6855

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