Sister Jesme, born , is an academic from Kerala, India. She resigned from her post as Principal of St. Mary’s College in Trichur, Kerala in She was a. 14 Nov Sister Jesme on why she wrote that controversial book Amen. 10 Oct Amen autobiography of Sister Jesme is a thrilling read. Sex, money and power struggle – her book, rather her life had all the elements which.

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However her conversation with Jssme seems a little ‘haywire’ if not totally irrational. They will never speak out. It’s revelation that one hardly expects to know. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? It also got a little tedious towards bpok end, talking about endless politics of the college. She also never acknowledges any wrongdoing anywhere throughout the book, which makes me wonder. First of all it will show the ugly picture of the holy men and women.

A suicide note that accused another nun of sexual harassment On August 11,Sister Anupa Mary committed suicide in St. Mar 26, Vikash kashivology.

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. Penguin Books India- Ex-nuns – pages. amrn

Amen: The autobiography of a nun | VIOLET CRUSH

Yikes, thanks for your honesty. In India, with a large percentage of illiteracy, it is imperative to adopt innovative approaches to facilitating education, especially when it comes to teaching others to read and write.

After joining the Church as a nun, she realizes that things are not like she thought they would be. 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. In 21st century the problem isn’t just a few “rotten apples” in the catholic community but ” it’s the entire basket”.


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From my own personal experience i was able to understand and had wondered how petty, and small-minded the priests and nuns in Church can be. Always been sceptical of the Church and the life it forces its own to live, but reading this was still disturbing – to know how petty, and small-minded jes,e un-interested in God the Church can be.

Exactly, her story deserves to be told. Audible Download Audio Books. Jesme was permitted to complete her doctorate in English Literature, to pursue her passion for literature, cinema and teaching college students. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. With regard to the experiences described by sister Jesme, there is nothing revealing about it.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Oct 07, Jayaram rated it liked it. Thanks for the review. There are 2 sides to Amen. This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat Braving the Crazy Waves. Amen The autobiography of a nun – Sister Jesme. It just rambles on and on with one phase of life flowing into the other without a pause.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. Yes she is a movie buff. A very brave and daring attempt by a nun to throw light on the darkest corners of the catholic church.

Sep 22, Samir Dhond rated it liked it.

‘My story had to be told’

Thanks for the lovely review, Violet! The poor priests do not have such a good fortune in their old age as they are entrusted to lethargic male servants.


But hey, who am I to judge. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. In India, we want teachers who uesme freedom to their pupils and allow them to learn things on their own. But in current scenario there is nothing revealing about it.

Only that the fire runs out of the fuse itself and the book turns out to be a damp squib.

Amen: The autobiography of a nun

Sounds good to me! Author has spent lot of her effort in self-praise, which could have been avoided. She is sincere about putting her problems that authority seemingly ignores like corruption and homosexuality. When that is unsuccessful, they try to get her admitted to a mental hospital and start treatments on her.

A,en all, were only getting one side of the story. Most suffer from “Delusions of grandeur’ due to undeserving resp Insight into the world of Nuns 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.

If you are reading this, please do respond. She exposes her naked body to a priest and sees his too. There are a hundred categories to choose from when it comes to books. I found the book shocking in pieces and not so shocking with some other details.