University Chaplain & Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Eastern University since 1993.¬† Dr. Modica is ordained Protestant minister with the Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination.
- M.Phil, and Ph.D., Drew University, Madison, NJ (New Testament and Early Christianity)
- M.Div., Alliance Theological Seminary, Nyack , NY
- B.A., Queens College of the City University of New York (Psychology)
Research Interests and Selected Publication
- My research interests span from New Testament studies to Spiritual/Faith formation.
- McKnight, Scot, and Joseph B. Modica, eds. Jesus Is Lord, Caesar Is Not: Evaluating Empire in ¬†¬† ¬†New Testament Studies. IVP Academic, 2013.
- Modica, Joseph B., ed. The Gospel with Extra Salt: Friends of Tony Campolo Celebrate His ¬†¬† ¬†Passions for Ministry. Judson Press, 2000.
- Modica, Joseph B. Who Do My Opponents Say That I Am?: An Investigation of the Accusations ¬†¬† ¬†Against the Historical Jesus. Edited by Scot McKnight. 1st ed. T&T Clark, 2008.
Professional Associations and Service
- Evangelical Theological Society
- Society of Biblical Literature
- Catholic Biblical Association