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Inner Disposition and Social Formation of Junior High School Students towards Corporal Works of Mercy

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 3)

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Page : 988-995

Keywords : Inner Disposition; Social formation; Corporal Works of Mercy;

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This study aimed to investigate and explore the impact of inner disposition and social formation towards students' corporal works of mercy. A total of 320 selected junior high school students participated in this study. To facilitate such concern, Survey questionnaire was used to gather data and information. Unstructured Interview to the respondents were done by the researcher to validate the gathered data. Mean, Percentage, Standard Deviation and Spearman Rho Correlation were the statistical tools used in this research. The results showed that the respondents' inner disposition was at high level. Level of social formation was at very high level with school formation being rated higher level compared to family influence. Level of willingness to practice corporal works of mercy was rated high with feeding the hungry at very high level. Significant positive correlations were established between inner disposition and level of social formation towards level of willingness to perform corporal works of mercy. The respondents felt that serving others and volunteering promotes positive outlook towards others and in the future endeavors. The respondents believe that inner disposition and experience of formation has significant impact towards their willingness to practice corporal works of mercy. The respondents were fully oriented regarding the necessary standard corporal works of mercy but finds school activities about it were minimal in terms of applying what they learn. Thus, school and home are intertwined in developing one's personality.

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