Nicholas Laccetti is a Christian esotericist, a theologian, and a practicing occultist. His writings have appeared in publications such as Patheos, Killing the Buddha, Religion Dispatches, and the 2014 anthology Queer Christianities: Lived Religion in Transgressive Forms (NYU Press). Nicholas holds an M.A. in Medieval Studies from Fordham University and an M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary, where he focused on the interdisciplinary study of theological aesthetics and popular religion. Outside of his esoteric interests, he works in communications for the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice, an institute based at Union in New York City.