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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Did you hire out a developer to create your theme? So where you expect an intelligent read, you are bombarded with paragraphs and paragraphs of praise and worship to a nun’s belief.
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. One incident blends into the other and before you try and understand what happened you are pulled into an entirely non-related incident. Books by Sister Jesme. A very brave and daring attempt by a nun to throw light on the darkest corners of the catholic church.
Writer moves from one incident to the other without any conclusion. Gets married to the Lord. They tell them that she is mentally unstable. Sponsored products related to this item.
Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme
Kudos to sister Jesme!! Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Barring a single faltering in the room with a priest.
The people in the highest echelons may soon take notice of these serious violations. Read the book for it offers an insight into the world of Nuns and of course, for the bravery of Sister Jesme.
Spirited and fun-loving, from a good family, deeply-rooted in Catholicism, Jesme was drawn to religious life at seventeen after a Retreat at junior college. Sep 30, Dr. When I opposed, he quoted from the Bible which spoke of divine kisses. A few corrupt priests and nuns should not be allowed to corrupt the entire church system.
Most join the order in young age due to family compulsions or ignorance. First of all it will show the ugly picture of the holy men and women.
After all, were only getting one side of the story. Thank you for sharing the requirements with us. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. The book keeps on reporting incidents after incidents.
Amen: The autobiography of a nun
Jesme was permitted to complete her doctorate in English Literature to pursue her passion for literature cinema and teaching college students. And the poor husband, Jesus Christ, looks a Turning water into whine Blame me for expecting something explosive.
And when one starts suspecting that, the efficacy and veracity of the memoir falls by the wayside. I enjoyed reading this and getting a different perspective, it jeame very interesting to read about the workings of the convent a I like this.
Searing, sincere and sensitive, Amen is a plea for a reformation of the church and comes at a time of its growing concern about nuns and priests. The confession of a prostitute. I found that the priest there asked each girl if he could kiss them. Many years spent in praying and reading bible seem to be vain as she does not come across as a forgiving person.
Overall, read it only if you are looking for a true and shocking perspective over-spiced with too much of religious statements all around.
Only one out of a thousand will speak out. Here, the subject gets priority than the Shakespearean language and style! A rather courageous book about wrong-doings in a convent. Aug 27, Anupama Ma rated it liked it.