Iona Hine

MA Cantab (Theology & Religious Studies); MA Jewish-Christian Relations (CJCR/APU); PGCE R.E. (Roehampton)



PhD Thesis title:

Englishing the Bible in Europe, from Coverdale (1535) to King James (1611): This is a study of ideological influences affecting the translation of the Bible into English in the early modern period, using the book of Ruth as a primary case-study.


"Practicing Biblical Literacy" in Postscripts (forthcoming 2013)

Postscripts special issue: Biblical Literacy and the Curriculum, (forthcoming 2013), co-editor (with James G. Crossley)

Telling Tales of King James' Bible, 1611-2011: An exhibition and educational resource. (DVD-Rom), editor and contributor (Cathedrals edition 2010; General Edition 2011) Published by The Department of Biblical Studies, University of Sheffield.

Conferences, symposiums:

How William Blake saw the Road to Bethlehem (SBL Chicago, November 2012)

Unexpected Visions of Naomi-Ruth (Bible, Critical Theory, and Reception Seminar, Sheffield, September 2011)

"Ruth 1 and the case of the Missing Marginal Note" (iSBL, London, 2011; and European Association of Biblical Studies, Thessaloniki, August 2011)

"Abide with Her: Naomi and Ruth in early modern bibles" (Symposium, Manchester, March 2011)

"Bitter and Twisted: The Nature of Naomi's Grief in Ruth 1.13" (Symposium, Durham, April 2010)

Employment and Public Engagement Experience:

Project Coordinator: Sheffield King James Project (, 2010-2011.