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2013 12:00 AM

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This paper explores the role of Sacrament Meeting ‘talks’ in the transmission of religious knowledge and adherent culture to of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Employing frameworks on the social construction of reality and organizational culture, it provides insight into how these speakers transfer knowledge as they construct, through the talk, the reality of what it is to be a religious and cultural Mormon.

Keywords: Mormon, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sermon, Organizational Culture

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‘My Talk Today’: LDS Sacrament Meeting Talks and the Transfer of Knowledge and Culture

This paper explores the role of Sacrament Meeting ‘talks’ in the transmission of religious knowledge and adherent culture to of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Employing frameworks on the social construction of reality and organizational culture, it provides insight into how these speakers transfer knowledge as they construct, through the talk, the reality of what it is to be a religious and cultural Mormon.

Keywords: Mormon, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sermon, Organizational Culture