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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It is an eye opener of sorts bu you read about corruption, neopotism, and sexual harassment inside the congregation, but is not all honest to the core is a kind of feeling one might have.

And I know Sister Jesme is an M. After joining the Church as a nun, she realizes that things are not like she thought they would be. There is atleast one book written on every single topic under the sun.

Aug 24, Libin Jacob rated it liked it.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The victim has no succour. See our Returns Policy. There was a Sister Abhaya Murder case in which two Catholic priests and a nun were arrested and the suicide case of a nun who was made to do all the chores in the convent and in the night she was sexually harassed by the head of the convent.


The rating is for frankness. She had also demanded that if the congregation was not willing to take her back, then she has to be compensated. The fact a,en she was a nun is just an added bonus.

Did you hire out a developer to create your theme? The Autobiography of a Nunpublished by Penguin India, recently hit the stands. I couldn’t go out of gook place of hiding for sometime. Organized religion is an organized crime, where the weaker sections are exploited.

Book Review — Amen: There are 2 sides to Amen.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Well, it would have to be Amen: I would categorize most of the incidents into two. Celibacy is against nature. I remember watching Jurassic Park in a theater years after its release, in a small town.

She also never acknowledges any wrongdoing anywhere throughout the book, which makes me wonder. Please try again later. Oct 05, Anuradha rated it liked it Shelves: The confession of a prostitute.

Sister Jesme was very outspoken on various issues such as donations among others which led to some of the senior sisters turning against her. Books – Category Description.

Half way through, I felt as if I was reading a report. She gives a lot of examples and incidents to prove the point. Almost ten words on every page were within quotes, like why should ‘ plus two’ be within quotes when referring to plus two students.

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Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme

May 23, Anil Swarup rated it really liked it. Sister Jesme on why she wrote that controversial book Amen. I literally had to slog through it. Homo-sexuality and illicit affairs prevalent among the people that have vowed their lives in the service of God, the mismanagement of money and power-struggles in the places of piety are things that no layperson will be able to digest. I do not doubt her attempt to be open and honest Heartbreaking but nothing stunning.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? With regard to the experiences described by sister Jesme, there is nothing revealing about it. But I somehow am not able to bring myself to blindly believe her version of all the events in this book. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions.