18 Jun On 31 August , Sister Jesme left the Congregation of Mother of Carmel. The authorities repeated attempts to have her declared insane. 14 Nov Sister Jesme on why she wrote that controversial book Amen. The English version Amen: The Autobiography of a Nun, published by. Sister Jesme, born , is an academic from Kerala, India. She resigned from her post as Sister Jesme decided to become a nun and dedicate her life in the service of God, as her beloved Jesus Christ, when she was barely in college. in her book, Amen – The Autobiography of a Nun, Indian Express reviewing the book.

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But how long can they do that!!. As autobiigraphy nun, seven years later, she felt distressed at the many ills growing inside the convent and being forced to remain silent about them. A case of rape and abduction was registered against the priest.

Amen: The autobiography of a nun

Sister Jesme was forced into a homo relationship with a sister and although everyone knew about it they did not object. After joining the Church as a nun, she realizes that things are not like she thought they would be. Barring a single faltering in the room with a priest. Also, she has adopted the use of modified names rather than the original names of the people involved. Actions that bring disrepute to him, shouldn’t be generalized to to others having something in common with them.


Phil, PhD and all, but the book could probably have autobiogralhy with better editing. Sep 22, Samir Amne rated it liked it. Organized religion is an sister jesme amen an autobiography of a nun crime, where the weaker sections are exploited. Human mind works differently on sixter occasions.

A Nun’s Story – Indian Express

She resigned from her post as Principal of St. In fact they encouraged jesmee to co-operate for their peace of mind. By this way forced sex can be avoided.

Honestly it was boring.

‘My story had to be told’ – The Hindu

Sex, Money, Power Amen. It is an amazing book with amazing revelations. Sex, Money, Power Amen Oct 10, We also reserve the right not to publish comments that are abusive, obscene, inflammatory, derogatory or defamatory. Jun 23, Joe rated it it sister jesme amen an autobiography of a nun amazing. Leave a Reply Cancel siter Enter your comment here Jesme or maybe she’s back to Memy now, paints herself as the goodiest of goody two shoes that ever walked the earth. There are 2 sides to Amen.

She comes across as any other girl who loves literature, poetry, arranging cultural activities and watching movies. The book reveals that like any drug, religion too is insidious.

They will never speak out. The press comes to know about it and they question the congregation. Books have been a source of knowledge for many centuries. And two orphans try to kill themselves.


A Nun’s Story

It was alleged that it was abuse at the hands of other nuns that forced Sister Josephine to take her own life. Finally, she has enough and leaves the Congregation and goes into hiding. All I can say is that whatever be her personal reasons for writing the book I feel it was necessary. Sisetr it is an average book The Autobiography of a Nun.

A few corrupt priests and nuns should not be allowed to corrupt the entire church system. Refresh and try again. I sister jesme amen an autobiography of a nun courage and went in. Two years later, Sister Sidter, 53, has come out with a book that details the humiliation, sexual abuse and mental torture at the seminary. Gets married to the Lord.

With regard to the experiences described by sister Jesme, there is nothing revealing about it. Jewellery seized from Mehul Choksi firm is just 3 per cent of book value.

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