Nicholas Laccetti is a practicing occultist, a theologian, and a writer based in New York City. He is the author of The Inner Church is the Hope of the World: Western Esotericism as a Theology of Liberation (Resource Publications, 2018). His writings have appeared in publications such as Patheos, Silver Star: A Journal of New Magick, and Religion Dispatches. Nic holds an M.A. in Medieval Studies from Fordham University and an M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary. In recent years he worked as the communications director for the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice and as a part of the communications team of the Poor People’s Campaign.