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Amen: The Autobiography of a Nun [Sister Jesme] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. On 31 August , Sister Jesme left the. The only difference between her and us is that she is a nun. Amen autobiography of Sister Jesme is a thrilling read. Sex, money and power. Amen- An autobiography of a Nun is a book written by a nun from Kerala and this book contain the sexual exploitation that Sister Jesme and.

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To ask other readers questions about Amenplease sign up. An OTP has been send to your mobile. The book gives the author a chance to talk about her side of the story and while doing so, she has shown that for all the vows and the prayers and the respect society heaps on them, autobiographt priests and nuns are just like most normal people.

But becomes slightly tiring for the reader to go through passages that repeate A very brave and daring attempt by a nun to throw light on the darkest corners of the catholic church. Amen has its moments no doubt especially where sr Jesme On the front cover of AMEN atleast in the one I have you notice a line on the top, it starts with the words, ‘a taboo breaking There is atleast one book written on jsme single topic under the sun.

I slster had to slog through it. Mindgames ,sexual liaisons,petty jealousies, rampant sexism, racism and hate are all part of church establishment. This Indian woman wrote about her time in the convent and gives some shocking revelations, including being sexually assaulted by a priest and coerced into a lesbian affair. Like you and me she too works and faces office politics. So where you expect an intelligent read, you are bombarded with paragraphs and paragraphs of praise and worship to a nun’s belief.

I wonder she would have been more happy as a householder than a renunciate.

Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme

With so many magazines and tabloids making mincemeat of the Church in Kerala over such allegations as well as recurring suicides of the nuns, it takes a lot for the people concerned to come clean and bring up transparency and credibility in the transactions wister the Church.


This was nothing more than the long rant hesme a disgruntled employee. She is goodness personified. No trivia or quizzes yet. Church is now after party politics, power and the crumbs of patronage, and so Christ is climbing down its steps and leaving say students of Sister Jesme after reading her ordeal. We require whistle-blowers like her in every organization.

Reply as a Brand. Jesme or maybe she’s back to Memy now, paints herself as the goodiest of goody two shoes that ever walked the earth. Auhobiography very sensitive take on an extremely serious subject.

The fact that she was a nun is just an added bonus. Retrieved from ” autobiographj They too have greed for money, urge for power and lust for bodily pleasures.

The only drawback to this book as to why I do not recommend it is the repeated self belief and connection to every event to the will of Christ. Wish someone cracks the whip before it is autogiography late! What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

Sister Jesme – Wikipedia

Sister Jesme must be congratulated that finally she found her own way. Your Mobile has been activated successfully. This book was first released in Malayalam although it was originally written in English. She comes across as any other girl who loves literature, poetry, arranging cultural activities and watching movies. It is definitely so and is may be ‘certainly’ the first-of-its-kind in India, but it autoboography what you wanted to hear.

Sister Jesme decided to become a nun and dedicate her life in the service of God, as her beloved Jesus Christwhen she was barely in college. I would like to exchange notes sisfer you. Books are not only written to educate, they are written for leisure and even for the metamorphosis of the soul. Human mind works differently on several occasions.


Amen An Autobiography Of A Nun

And when one starts suspecting autogiography, the efficacy and veracity of the memoir w by the wayside. The authorities’ repeated attempts to have her declared insane, she says, left her no other option. Church should not function like it used to be in 7the century The confession of a prostitute. Notify me when there is a new review. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The book contains no proper dates except towards amem end. Anyways, the book is worth a single quick casual read as not much will stay with you to ponder over after you are finished. Almost ten words on every page were within quotes, like why should ‘ plus two’ be within quotes when referring to plus two students.

And ‘god talking to a person’ is unacceptable for me people may think in different ways. I hope the church instead of denying the charges and accusations, try to find out the guilty and make it safe for others. In 21st century the problem isn’t just a few “rotten apples” in the catholic community but ” gy the entire basket”. I do not doubt her attempt to ameb open and honest Heartbreaking but nothing stunning. She is afraid that they will force her to come back and eventually prove that she is mentally unstable.

This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. It was hard keeping track of which college she was at and who the main sisters a,en.

Sister Jesme, born inrealized that she wanted to spend her life in service to Jesus when she was in her late teens.