Sister Jesme, born , is an academic from Kerala, India. She resigned from her post as of a Nun, Indian Express reviewing the book states that the book ” details the humiliation, “Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme”. Amen autobiography of Sister Jesme is a thrilling read. Sex, money and power struggle – her book, rather her life had all the elements which. Sister Jesme on why she wrote that controversial book Amen.

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Sex, Money, Power Amen. Many years spent in praying and reading bible seem to be vain as she does not come across as a forgiving jesmd.

By this way forced sex can be avoided. Amen autobiography of Sister Jesme is a thrilling read.

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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. She gives a lot of examples and incidents to prove the point. But the book cannot be brushed away completely. The rating is for frankness.

Amen a book written by sister Jesme in which she writes about the sexual harassments by the priests and closet homosexuality within nun ranks. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here There are too many references to Provincials and Generalities and church specific bureaucracy without saying which one was which or whether they were the same person throughout the book.

After joining the Church as a nun, she realizes that things are not like she thought they would be. She plucks bok an episode from her life as an example. Sister Jesme Image Source: They should admit skster and oust the sinners, otherwise it will be like encouraging the sinners. It does not seen to have a good flow. To view it, click here. Yes, cards are printed for her marriage and even a tea party is hosted.

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Appointments with various doctors were being fixed. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Her writing style is simple yet spellbinding.

Considering I served the Bookk for so long, it didn’t give even a penny for my survival. Sister Jesme, born inrealized that she wanted to spend her life in service to Jesus when she was in her late teens.

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Now onto the point about how entertaining was the book. I must say that her approach of teaching has been very innovative and courageous. Don’t expect any sensual writing. It is, to sum up, an ok read.

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Honestly it was bkok. Writer moves from one incident to the other without any conclusion. Refresh and try again. This amem was last edited on 19 Octoberat She completed all those courses and compulsory tests that you are supposed to do if you want to beco There are 2 sides to Amen. Issues that should not have happened to anyone. Aug 12, Jakob Christensen rated it did not like it. Instead of leading a life away from the critical eyes of the public, she dare From a literary point of view, the writing clearly lacks flow as the author keeps jumping jesmf one subject to the other.


Interesting Read, Congrats for the Review of the Day: A Convent, Hotel California. Wish someone cracks the whip before it is too late! Malayali people Indian Roman Catholic religious sisters and nuns births Living people Women educators from Kerala Educators from Kerala 20th-century Christian nuns. Sister Jesme must be congratulated that finally she found her own way. Feb 16, Sumit Ranjan rated it it was ok. They perceived her as a threat. The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme”.

The next year, she brought out this memoir, laying bare the favouritism, financial misappropriations and harassment sexual and otherwise happening within the organisation. While this is quite possible, her flowery words and delirious outpourings concerning Jesus does make one suspect a hint of sexual frustration somewhere in her psyche: While this might have been done out of goodwill to protect their dignity, the book loses its credibility.

One of the must read books with open minded. Then on August 31, she decided to quit the order due to harassment and continue her life of celibacy as a layperson. The politics, the red tapism in institutions such as churches, etc. She also never acknowledges any wrongdoing anywhere throughout the book, which makes me wonder.

She completed all those courses and compulsory tests that you are supposed to do if you want to become a nun, for years and years apparently. She comes across as any sistwr girl who loves literature, poetry, arranging cultural activities and watching movies.