Nicholas Laccetti is a writer and theologian based in New York City. His research project at GCAS focuses on the theme and theological aesthetics of America in radical Death of God theology and in American new religious, esoteric and occult movements. He is the author of The Inner Church is the Hope of the World: Western Esotericism as a Theology of Liberation (2018). Nic holds an MDiv from Union Theological Seminary and an MA in Medieval Studies from Fordham University. Nicholas recently joined the Global Centre for Advanced Studies as a GCAS PhD Researcher.