Andrew Taylor is Administrator for The Faerie Queene Now! and a member of the liturgy advisory group working on that aspect of the project due to be presented at St George’s Chapel Windsor. He is an Anglican priest, and was Chaplain and Director of Theological Studies at Royal Holloway between 1997 and 2003, with ten years in parish ministry preceding that in Gloucestershire and North London. Latterly he was Acting Director of the Conference Programme at Cumberland Lodge, and has since returned to parish ministry in the local area. His academic interests centre on the ways in which literature can shape theological perspectives, especially when it comes to issues around virtue and character. He also has a long standing interest in jazz, and for a number of years has been thinking through a putative book project on jazz and theology.
Theodora Papadopoulou is assiting with The Faerie Queene Now!'s administration and completing her Ph.D. at Royal Holloway, University of London, supervised by Ewan Fernie. Her thesis focuses on the subjectivity of Stephen Greenblatt’s critical work, out of which she develops an argument for the value of subjectivity as such, in criticism and beyond.
Rebecca is Webmaster for The Faerie Queene Now! and and completing her Ph.D. at Royal Holloway, University of London, supervised by Ewan Fernie. Her thesis focuses on exploring the memorial arts of Shakespeare's second tetralogy, particularly the way Shakespeare creates his own art of memory using the very structure and form of his work, including the mnemonic technologies of rhyme, rhythm, metre and language.