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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The system has its genesis in the divide between the white and the wog sisters.

When this book was released in it was first of its kind in India. Aug 12, Jakob Christensen rated it did not like it. Hats of to her for courage of conviction and confidence Today, Sister Jesme now 53 lives in a small flat in Kozhikode outside the walls of autobiogrxphy Congregation of Mother of Carmel, her abode from the s to mid I feel this review is: However, her excessive self-glorification at the cost of others does tend to create the suspicion that as a narrator, she might not be all that reliable.

Image size per photo cannot exceed 10 MB. I also wanted to show that my love for Jesus has not dwindled even after so much suffering.

‘My story had to be told’ – The Hindu

As a saying goes, if there’s a devil residing in the roof of every normal household, there’s a devil residing in each rafter bg a convent. There was a problem filtering reviews autobigoraphy now. Oct 05, Anuradha rated it liked it Shelves: 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. In march issue, X, no. There must be something more to that part of the story, especially that incident being the breaking autobiograpgy that made her leave the congregation.


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.

‘My story had to be told’

The Autobiography of a Nunpublished by Penguin India, recently hit the stands. This book, a first of its kind in India, is an outpouring of her experiences as a nun for thirty three years. After autoboigraphy the Church as a nun, she realizes that things are not like she thought they would be.

The narrative moves in stops and jerks, with the author’s exhortations to Jesus interspersed with her cribbing about other nuns and descriptions of sexual escapades.

There are a hundred categories to choose from when it comes to books. Amen The autobiography of a nun – Sister Jesme. Sister Jesmebornis an academic from KeralaIndia. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number. Amen a book written by sister Jesme in which she writes about the sexual harassments by jessme priests and closet homosexuality within nun ranks.

Sister Jesme – Wikipedia

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 Aug 24, Libin Jacob rated it liked it. The book must be read for many reasons. Where most of the books found in South India speak flawlessly of a perfect world where rock solid foundation of Christianity autobiogdaphy sparkling and blissful combination of peace and joy, here comes a book that shakes the very foundation to its roots.


They ask for donations and many sisters harbor petty jealousies against other sisters. Penguin India 1 August Language: A person’s religious identity doesn’t link him to everyone sharing that identity. In 21st century the problem isn’t just a few “rotten apples” in the catholic community but ” it’s the entire basket”.

The victim has no succour. However, one has to nn the credit to Sr Jesme for not only openly speaking about it but also for showing the courage to write an autobiography.

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.

Sister Jesme was quite a senior teacher within the faculty of the Catholic colleges within my hometown of Thrissur in Kerala, serving as Vice Principal in one institution Vimala College and Principal in another St.

Almost ten words sitser every page were within quotes, like why should ‘ plus two’ be within quotes when referring to plus two students.

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. See all 18 reviews.

Amen: The autobiography of a nun

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