Sister Jesme, born , is an academic from Kerala, India. She resigned from her post as Principal of St. Mary’s College in Trichur, Kerala in She was a. 14 Nov Sister Jesme on why she wrote that controversial book Amen. 10 Oct Amen autobiography of Sister Jesme is a thrilling read. Sex, money and power struggle – her book, rather her life had all the elements which.
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Notify me when there is a new review. Honestly it was boring. On the front cover of AMEN atleast in the one I have you notice a line on the top, it starts with jwsme words, ‘a taboo breaking Overall it is an average book When I said no, he stripped himself, ejaculated and forced me to strip. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.
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Amen has its moments no doubt especially where sr Jesme talks about the movies and documentries. Sister Jesme, born inrealized that she wanted to spend her life in service to Jesus when she was in her late teens.
You will definitely appreciate uesme sincerity of the author and any sensible person can understand that nothing in the book is made up.
Feb 16, Sumit Ranjan rated it it was ok. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
A True Love Story. I am not sure if the movie is entirely true! If one goes by her words, she is an exceptionally brilliant yet humble human being who has dedicated her whole life to Jesus, on a one-woman mission to reform the church through compassion. And it will be clear after reading that she is so narrow minded jemse a fragile character.
But I finished it because I wanted to know what happened. DC Books; 15 edition 21 March Language: In sisyer century the problem isn’t just a few “rotten apples” in the catholic community but ” it’s the entire basket”. You have corruption, sexual liaisons, petty jealousies, politics that will put our parliamentarians to shame, mind gamesrampant sexism, racism and good old simple hate.
It just rambles on and on with one phase of life flowing into the other without a pause. The Autobiography of a Nun.
‘My story had to be told’
Thanks to the vow of obedience, the nuns are not emancipated women. But becomes slightly tiring for the reader to go through passages that repeatedly reaffirm the author’s faith in her religion and God. To ask other readers questions about Amenplease sign up. Email Facebook Reddit Twitter. If yb happy now, free from the shackles of the Convent, good for her.
In India, we want teachers who offer freedom to their pupils and allow them to learn things on their own. After all, were only getting one side of the story. Sanyasa is not for everyone. Books are not only written to educate, they are written for leisure and even for the metamorphosis of the soul. Citing another incident of sexual trauma that she had to face, Sister Jesme says that it happened when she had gone to Bangalore for a refresher course.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. And the poor husband, Jesus Christ, looks a Turning water into whine Blame me for expecting something explosive.
But do come back and tell me what you think of the book. But have 3 stars for author’s boldness for writing this book!!
But still, good read. Finally, she has enough and leaves the Congregation and goes into hiding. Oct 07, Jayaram rated it liked it. She remains conservative and a supporter of the church, but has left the convent. Yikes, thanks for your honesty. She is goodness personified. Amen autobiography of Sister Jesme is a thrilling read. One of the most boring books i have ever read.