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Beliefs about forgiveness and the importance of forgiving oneself and others. 

Below are 44 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 5 types:

[ Forgiving Others | Forgiving Self | Getting Even | God's Forgiveness | Importance of ]

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Category 1:Forgiving Others
 

This question type asks the respondent about the forgiveness of others.

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FORGIVE2 from General Social Survey, 1998

FRGOTHRT from Complementary and Alternative Medical (CAM) and Spirituality, Religiosity Survey

Q23FRGVO from Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, All

Q23FRGVO from Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, Clergy

Q23FRGVO from Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, Members and Elders

FIMPFRGV from Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Father Component

MIMPFRGV from Young Adolescents and Their Parents: A National Study, 1984 - Mother Component

FORGIVE from Middletown Area Study, 1996

CONFORG2 from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

H_FORGIV from Forgiveness Survey, 1999

R_FORGV1 from Forgiveness Survey, 1999


Category 2:Forgiving Self
 

This question type asks the respondent about self forgiveness.

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FORGIVE1 from General Social Survey, 1998

FRGWRNG from Complementary and Alternative Medical (CAM) and Spirituality, Religiosity Survey

EXPER_13 from Small Groups Survey, 1991 (Groups Sample)

Q20FRGVS from Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, All

Q20FRGVS from Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, Clergy

Q20FRGVS from Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, Members and Elders

CONFORG1 from Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

R_FORGV2 from Forgiveness Survey, 1999


Category 3:Getting Even
 

This question type asks the respondent if they try to get even, rather than forgive.

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SOCDES4 from Longitudinal Study of Generations, 1971

SELFB83 from Marital Instability Over the Life Course [United States]: A Five-Wave Panel Study, 1980, 1983, 1988, 1992-1994, 1997

VALUEB80 from Marital Instability Over the Life Course [United States]: A Five-Wave Panel Study, 1980, 1983, 1988, 1992-1994, 1997

VALUEB80 from Marital Instability over the Life Course: A Five-Wave Panel Study, Wave I (1980)


Category 4:God's Forgiveness
 

This question type asks the respondent about God's forgiveness.

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FORGIVE3 from General Social Survey, 1998

GDFRGV from Complementary and Alternative Medical (CAM) and Spirituality, Religiosity Survey

GODFORGV from Catholic Pluralism Project, 1995

Q26GODFO from Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, Clergy

Q26GODFO from Presbyterian Panel Survey, November 2008 - Spirituality and Health, Members and Elders

ASKFORGI from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963


Category 5:Importance of
 

This question type asks the respondent about the importance of forgiveness.

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VFORGIV5 from Project Canada 1995

VFORGIV4 from Project Canada 1990

VFORGIV3 from Project Canada 1985-90 Panel Study

VFORGIV4 from Project Canada 1985-90 Panel Study

VFORGIV3 from Project Canada 1975-85 Panel Study

VFORGIV4 from Project Canada 1975-90 Panel Study

VFORGIV5 from Project Canada 1975-95 Panel Study

VFORGIV5 from Project Canada 1980-95 Panel Study

VFORGIV3 from Project Canada 1985-95 Panel Study

VFORGIV5 from Project Canada 1985-95 Panel Study

VFORGIV4 from Project Canada 1990-95 Panel Study

VFORGIV5 from Project Canada 1990-95 Panel Study

VFORGIV3 from Project Canada 1985

VFORGIV3 from Project Canada 1980-85 Panel Study

VFORGIV4 from Project Canada 1980-90 Panel Study



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