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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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? May 23, Anil Swarup rated it really liked it. The result was a Malayalam book that came out earlier this year and is now considered heretical jeesme an eye-opener depending on the reader’s perspective. Jun 23, Joe rated it it was amazing.

Want to Read saving…. 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. But the book reveals that they too are ordinary humans like us. How, under the hood of nun-hood and priest-hood, and the entire celibacy thing, sexual harrassment and abuse is rampant.

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This book was first released in Malayalam although it was originally written in English. Jayakushawaha Nov 05, But becomes slightly tiring siser the autobiographt to go through passages that repeate A very brave and daring attempt by a nun to throw light on jwsme darkest corners of the catholic church. The English version Amen: While this might have been done out of goodwill to protect their dignity, the book loses its credibility.

When no period is mentioned, no place is specified and pseudonyms are adopted against real names, the book is wobbling between a fiction and a biography. They perceived her as a threat. Write a product review. Why would she be forced to take psychiatric treatment if there wasn’t something that made the rest of the congregation believe she needed help?

So they can’t hear the confessions and conduct many other rites like the priests who are males and who even enjoy the luxury of drinking liquor.

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The Truth about Me. May 28, Shashwat Shriparv rated it really liked it. Turning water into whine Blame me for expecting something explosive. Searing, sincere and sensitive, Amen is a plea for a reformation of the church and comes at On 31 Augustsister Jesme left the congregation of Mother of Carmel.

‘My story had to be told’ – The Hindu

I do not doubt her attempt to be open and honest Heartbreaking but nothing stunning. 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. To view it, click here. Most join the order in young age due to family compulsions or ignorance.


Sister Jesme

But still, good read. Honestly it was boring. Amen The autobiography of a nun – Sister Jesme.

The people in the highest echelons may soon take notice of these autobioggraphy violations. Flag this review Irrelevant Fake Junk. Paperbackpages. And when one starts suspecting that, the efficacy and veracity of the memoir falls by the wayside.

Amen: The autobiography of a nun

Amen has its moments no doubt especially where sr Jesme talks about the movies and documentries. Good book to know more about life inside convent. Actions that bring disrepute to him, shouldn’t be generalized to to others having something in common with them.

Sister Jesme suffered it too.