Infobox Narnia character
major1=The Last Battle|
Emeth is the name of a Calormene character from
C. S. Lewis's book " The Last Battle" (from the Chronicles of Narniaseries). Being Calormene, Emeth was raised to follow Tash, the antithesis of Aslan, and did so whole-heartedly. In spite of this, Emeth manages to travel to "Aslan's country" during the final destruction of Narnia, and is welcomed by Aslan. This has caused some controversy with readers who count him a devil-worshiper. Others have used it to illuminate Lewis' views on the theology of salvation, his soteriology.
Re the latter, Emeth is an emphatically good Calormene, whose name derives from Emet (אמת), a Hebrew word that has been variously translated as "truth," "firmness," "veracity," (and similar) when used in the Christian Bible. Thus Lewis denotes Emeth as one who prizes objective truth above all, and Jesus revealed: "I am the Truth" (John 14:6). Therefore Emeth (lover of Truth) ignorantly served the demon Tash but did so as a Narnian might well serve the True God Aslan — dutifully and with love and devotion, to the best of his knowledge interacting receptively with any truly divine light given him — and was thereby allowed to ascend to Aslan's perfect Narnia. This literary character's plot line thus depicts the theology known as individual soteriological inclusivism, which denies as heretical the concept of religious pluralism (that both Aslan/Christ and Tash/demon are similar, "Tashlan" in the book) yet maintains that some individuals within evil cults can still be saved by Christ.
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