Mormon culture is as wide and diverse as its members. The first thing that may come to mind to many when they hear the words "Mormon culture" is the Utah Mormon culture, as that is the current headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This also has much to do with its history and establishment by Mormon pioneers led by the second prophet of the Church, Brigham Young, after the martyrdom of Prophet and founder Joseph Smith in Nauvoo, Illinois.

Utah Culture

The Utah culture of the Mormon Church has been both widely praised and criticized. Many compliment the friendliness of the people, while others make fun of stereotypes such as the "Molly Mormon" and the "Peter Priesthood" (indicating a very narrow scope of personality that one would find amongst Utah Mormons).

External Links

Encyclopedia of Mormonism: Art in Mormonism

Encyclopedia of Mormonism: Music

Encyclopedia of Mormonism: Drama

Encyclopedia of Mormonism: Material Culture

Encyclopedia of Mormonism: Folk Art

Encyclopedia of Mormonism: Community

All About Mormons on LDS Culture

LDS Arts & Culture Blog

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