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 next year, she brought out this memoir, laying bare the favouritism, financial misappropriations and harassment sexual and otherwise happening within the organisation.
They too have greed for money, urge for power and lust for bodily pleasures. It does not seen to have a good flow. This was nothing more than the long rant of a disgruntled employee.
Always been autogiography 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 and un-interested in God skster Church can be. Barring a single faltering in the room with a priest. A very sensitive take on an extremely serious subject.
But being an atheist, it is difficult for me to accept Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Searing, sincere and sensitive, Amen is a plea for a reformation of the church and comes at a time of siwter growing concern about nuns and priests.
I mean I ask myself – couldn’t you come out with two versions of this book and have one version only dedicated to making the story to the point without all this religious vociferousness? Some of the accusations that she makes are threatening the very foundation of the Church in Kerala.
‘My story had to be told’
Overall, read it only if you are looking for a true and shocking perspective over-spiced with too much of religious statements all around. At times, the reader may get tired of one detailed episode after another, but finally comes a realisation that each episode is a bead in a chain of events that finally prompted her to step out of the grey habit.
Organized religion is an organized crime, where the weaker sections are exploited. The Definitive Biography of Yogi Adityanath. The Truth about Me. Jesme being a good educationalist is having a PhD in English There is atleast one book written on every single topic under the sun.
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Wish someone cracks the whip before it is too late! Aug 24, Libin Jacob rated it liked it. Mary’s Col Revelations about sexual misconduct within the Catholic Church are no longer news. The book goes further and also articulates the side effects of those incidents on Sister Jesme. Actions that bring sisger to him, shouldn’t be generalized to to others having something in common with them. Book Review — Amen: What hurt most was the church calling me a sex worker. Paperbackpages.
Considering I served the Congregation for so long, it didn’t give even a penny for my survival.
Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme
Review on Amen The autobiography of a nun – Sister Jesme. Please try again eister. So this tell-all memoir by a former nun did not have the impact it should have produced upon me, had I read it when it was published in This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
The victim has no succour. There must be something more to that part of the story, especially that incident being the breaking point that made her leave the congregation. Hats off to you Sister Jesme. Audible Download Audio Books. Jayakushawaha Nov 05, She also never acknowledges any wrongdoing anywhere throughout the book, which makes me wonder. The cover carries a photograph of my body, across which are plastered my references to sex in the book, taken out of context.
Notify me when there is a new review. Appointments with various doctors were being fixed. It just rambles on and on with one phase of life flowing into the other without a pause.
The book was a bestseller immediately and created quite a furore. As suggested by a friend, this book did tell me about how missionary functions but it as the title says, just an autobiography. Don’t have a Kindle? 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.
The book talks about the degradation of the religious christian institutions in Kerela – not the globe. 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. Upload photo files with. The age old sisters are looked after with great love and affection by the younger ones.