Influence of Religious Orientation and Personality Trait towards Forgiving Attitude among Students

8 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2017  

Netty Hartati

State Islamic University - Psychology Department

Mahmud Jalal

State Islamic University - Communication and Da’wa Department

Yufi Adriani

Deakin University - School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Date Written: January 30, 2017

Abstract

Forgiving attitude is not self-rejecting attitude as a defense against affection and selfassessment. Forgiving is an attitude of degrading the motivation of revenge or a willingness to make peace with the wrongdoer. Willing to forgive is the path to happiness and peace of mind. In facing and forgiving other people, what makes us feel uncomfortable is influenced by religiousness and the personality of the relevant person. This research aims at testing the religious oriented influence and personality trait towards the forgiving attitude of the students of UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta, The sample of the research includes 555 students of UIN Jakarta. The technique used sampling is non-probability sampling. The result of the research shows that there is a significant influence in both religious oriented variable and personality traid towards the forgiving attitude. The influences between the exogeneous latent variable and endogeneous latent variable are the intrinsic religious oriented variable, extrinsic religious oriented and neuroticism personality which are statistically significant. Meanwhile, the extraversion personality variable, openness to experiences, agreeableness, and conscientiousness are not statistically significant towards the forgiving attitude.

Keywords: Forgiving Attitude, Religious Orientation, Personality Trait

Suggested Citation

Hartati, Netty and Jalal, Mahmud and Adriani, Yufi, Influence of Religious Orientation and Personality Trait towards Forgiving Attitude among Students (January 30, 2017). OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 10, No. 01, pp. 27-34, 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2911895

Netty Hartati (Contact Author)

State Islamic University - Psychology Department ( email )

Jalan Ir Haji Juanda
Jakarta, 15412
Indonesia

Mahmud Jalal

State Islamic University - Communication and Da’wa Department ( email )

Jalan Ir Haji Juanda
Jakarta, 15412
Indonesia

Yufi Adriani

Deakin University - School of Humanities and Social Sciences ( email )

75 Pigdons Road
Victoria, Victoria 3216
Australia

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