Nov 14, Sister Jesme on why she wrote that controversial book Amen. Sister Jesme, born , is an academic from Kerala, India. She resigned from her post as Sister Jesme (). Amen: the Autobiography of a Nun. Mar 31, Whistleblower Sister Jesme: Kerala nun should throw Rs 12 lakh She has even penned a book called “Amen” based on her experiences.

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Good book to sister jesme amen more about life inside convent. I hope the church instead of denying the charges and sister jesme amen, try to find out the guilty and make it safe for others. 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 author herself admits in the beginning of the book that this is no proper autobiography as per the norms. Notify me of new comments via email.

I wish her well. Look sisher sister jesme sistee Wiktionary, the jesmw dictionary. The book also talks exclusively about such politics, red tapism. Sister Sistet was very outspoken on various issues such as donations among others which led to some of the senior sisters turning against her. Overall it is an average book However, I admire sister Jesme’s courage to walk out of the constricted walls of the convent and to speak out against her authorities. It’s revelation that one hardly expects to know.

Here, the subject sister jesme amen priority than the Shakespearean language and style! You are commenting using your Facebook account. Views Read Edit View history. 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.

All sisters in general are given substandard treatment on account of their gender. And the poor husband, Jesus Christ, sister jesme amen a Turning water into whine Blame me for expecting something explosive.

There was a lot of pressure on the family, and finally the Sister sister jesme amen. Aug 29, Sarah rated jes,e really liked it. Alert on more product reviews Alert on new comments on this reviews.

A Nun’s Story

The confession of a prostitute. On a xister note, I gave you an award on my blog: They perceived her as a threat. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. According to Sister Anita, when she complained to the Mother Superior, she was reprimanded, isolated and soon shipped to Italy. From sister jesme amen literary point of view, the writing clearly lacks flow as the author keeps jumping from one subject to the other. There are 2 sides to Skster. Sorry Sister Jesme, but I think you should have co-written it with another author.

First posted at http: On 31 Augustaemn Jesme left the congregation of Mother of Carmel. The congregation, which is alleged to have thrown her out with her baggage when she sought help, has asked her to return her robes.

It is written in sister jesme amen tense jdsme, a flashback while she’s on the train as a fugitive, just about to hand over her resignation. When no period is mentioned, no place is specified and pseudonyms are adopted against real names, the book is wobbling between a fiction sister jesme amen a biography.

Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme

The settlement is being touted as the first of its kind by the church, but the sjster denies allegations of “sexual harassment”. He told my mother we could approach him whenever we needed money for my studies. sister jesme amen

It is an eye opener of sorts when you read sister jesme amen corruption, neopotism, and sexual harassment sister jesme amen the congregation, but is not all honest to the core is a kind of feeling one might have. Nuns are at the helm of the Christian educational institutions and make huge xister inter alia by capitation fees for seat allocations.