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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She’s so everything that she actually deserves a YoSrJesmeSo set of jokes. The English version Amen: The fact that she was a nun is just an added bonus. 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 seems like a nice aister, but she should never be allowed to write a book ever again.

A very brave and daring attempt by a nun to throw light on the darkest corners of the catholic church. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Yes, cards are printed for her marriage and even a tea party is hosted.

The book keeps on reporting incidents after incidents. Homosexuality seems to be a bane many young girls have to silently endure at the nunnery. She portrays it as they didn’t like the fact that she was running the school and trying to fix the corruption and the autlbiography for money, but I couldn’t help but wonder if there were any other reasons. A must read book for those who think it is Jesus who is performing the Liturgy of The most holy Eucharist during the mass,not the priest.


Church should not function like it used to be in 7the century Thanks to the vow of obedience, the nuns are not emancipated women. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.

The poor priests do not have such a good fortune in their old age as they are entrusted to lethargic male servants. Organized religion is an organized crime, where the weaker sections are exploited. And the poor husband, Jesus Christ, looks at the drama from above helplessly and shakes his head in despair. Mary’s Col Revelations about sexual misconduct within the Catholic Church are no longer news.

‘My story had to be told’

This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat Now onto the point about how entertaining was the book. In march issue, X, no. Hats off to you Sister Jesme. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Comment on this review. The age old sisters are looked after with great love and affection by the younger ones. She resigned from her post as Principal of St.

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Time is too precious. What hurt most was the church calling me a sex worker. See all 18 reviews.

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. Alert on new comments on this reviews. I felt the writing is unorganized. Please try again later. Secondly by reading the book you will support Sister Num who had the guts to challenge the mighty institution.


I feel this review is: One person found this helpful. All sisters in general are given substandard treatment on account of autobiogra;hy gender. I also wanted to show that my love for Jesus has not dwindled even after so much suffering. The politics, the red tapism in institutions such as churches, etc. Truly commendable for broaching the taboo subject of critically presenting the practises of organised religion to the public while at the same time affirming one’s full faith in the very same system.

Considering I served the Congregation for so long, it didn’t give even a penny for my survival. Books – Category Description.

‘My story had to be told’ – The Hindu

Thank you for sharing the requirements with us. Half way through, I felt as if I was reading a report.

See auotbiography Returns Policy. Also, she has adopted the use of modified names rather than the original names of the people involved. It is definitely so and is may be ‘certainly’ the first-of-its-kind in India, but it tells what you wanted to hear.

But I finished it because I wanted to know what happened. Amen a jezme written by sister Jesme in which she writes about the sexual harassments by the priests and closet homosexuality within nun ranks. Only that the fire runs out of the fuse itself and the book turns out to be a damp squib.