Made Up Prophecies: Metamodern Play with Religion, Spirituality and Monomyth in the LEGO Universe

  • Sissel UndheimEmail author


With a focus on The LEGO Movie and The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, but with references to numerous other LEGO products of various media, in this chapter, author Sissel Undheim identifies some ways in which LEGO can teach us about contemporary religious change. By analyzing these LEGO products in light of recent theoretical contributions to the religious studies field that discuss religion, spirituality and secularity; religion, narrative and media; and religion and play, Undheim finds that LEGO incorporates elements in their transmedia supersystems that reflect a contemporary, metamodern approach to religion.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of BergenBergenNorway

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