The Public Speaker's Handbook of Humor

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About the author (1972)

Eisenberg holds a B.A. in Music Education from State University, Durant, Oklahoma. She has done studies in religion and Church History at Iowa State University and Yale Divinity School, and took post-graduate courses at Garrett Theological Seminary and the University of Virginia. She has done editorial work for the Methodist Publishing House and taught both in this country and in Rhodesia.

Eisenberg attended Tennessee Wesleyan Junior College, the University of Chattanooga, Garrett Theological Seminary, and Boston University School of Theology. He holds the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Divinity, and Master of Sacred Theology. He has done further study at Peabody College and Yale Divinity School. Following secular employment he served in several church staff positions in the Methodist Church, as missionary to Rhodesia, and as pastor of six congregations. He is now retired.

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