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| Published: March 08, 2019

Relationship between Empathy and Forgiveness with Resilience among Hindu, Muslim and Christian College Students

Thasleema KR ,

B.Sc. Psychology Students, Rajagiri Centre for Behavioural Science and Research, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery, Cochin - 683 104 Kerala Google Scholar More about the auther

Ann Oliviya Varkey ,

B.Sc. Psychology Students, Rajagiri Centre for Behavioural Science and Research, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery, Cochin - 683 104 Kerala Google Scholar More about the auther

Divya Padmakumar ,

B.Sc. Psychology Students, Rajagiri Centre for Behavioural Science and Research, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery, Cochin - 683 104 Kerala Google Scholar More about the auther

Dr. Joshy. V.A

Assistant Professor, Rajagiri Centre for Behavioural Science and Research, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery, Cochin - 683 104 Kerala Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.076/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.076

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Purpose: The aim of the present research is to find out the essential relationship and interconnectedness with different cultural values among Hindu, Muslim and Christian college students. Culture and religions that foster strong faith develops an interconnected network of relations among the followers. A system of culture and religion provides a good platform for developing empathy and forgiveness which will improve resilience in an individual. Method: The present study adopted Within Group (Correlation) and Between Group (Comparison) research design. The study is conducted among 200 college students (Hindu = 65, Christian = 75 & Muslim = 60) who were selected through convenient sampling method. The variables Empathy, Forgiveness and Resilience were measured by using the Toronto Empathy Questionnaire (Spreng et al, 2009), Forgiveness Scale (Rye et al, 2001) and The Brief Resilience Scale (Smith et al, 2008) respectively. The data is analysed by using Correlation Coefficient Analysis and Analysis for group comparison. Conclusion: The research seems to be successful in finding out of the role of Empathy, Forgiveness on Resilience of different cultural values among college students.
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Thasleema KR @ joshyanthony111@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.076/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.076

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019

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