| Published: March 08, 2019
Relationship between Empathy and Forgiveness with Resilience among Hindu, Muslim and Christian College Students
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.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2019, Thasleema K.R., Varkey. O.A, Padmakumar. D, & Joshy. V.A
Received: February 03, 2019; Revision Received: February 27, 2019; Accepted: March 08, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019