Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Forgiveness; Forgiveness--Sex differences;
The purpose of this study was to investigate the general population's understanding and views of forgiveness and to examine if gender was a factor related to one's understanding of forgiveness and motivation to forgive. In this study, structured interviews were administered which allowed a focus on the personal views and experiences of forgiveness and descriptive statistics were used to explain the common patterns in responses among the participants. Forty-nine participants, ranging in ages from 15 to 54, were selected to be interviewed on their views and practice of forgiveness. Of the 49 participants, 15 were males and 34 were females.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations
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©2006 Wen-Chuan Rita Chang
Chang, Wen-Chuan Rita, "An investigation of the general population's understanding of forgiveness" (2006). Graduate Research Papers. 479.