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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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Most suffer from “Delusions of grandeur’ due to undeserving resp Insight into the world of Nuns Nuns are at the helm of the Christian educational institutions and make huge monies inter alia by capitation fees for seat allocations.

This book, a first of its kind in India, is an outpouring of her experiences as a nun for thirty three years.

Some of the accusations that she makes are threatening the very foundation of the Church in Kerala. She too gets angry when met with injustice at her place of work.

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All sisters in general are given substandard treatment on account of their gender. First is, how is Amen as an entertainment medium and second is the subject matter. To justify genuineness of your review kindly attach w proof Browse. Mary’s Col Revelations about sexual misconduct within the Catholic Church are no longer news. But the book cannot be brushed away completely.

This article is closed for comments. Sister Jesme decided to become a nun and dedicate autobiographu life in the service of God, as her beloved Jesus Christwhen she was barely in college.

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Today, Sister Jesme now 53 lives in a small flat in Kozhikode outside the zister of the Congregation of Mother of Carmel, her abode from the s to mid Click here to know more. Sister Jesme was very outspoken on various issues such as donations among others which led to some of the senior sisters turning against her. In India, with a large percentage of illiteracy, it is imperative to adopt innovative approaches to facilitating education, especially when it comes to teaching others to read and write.

They perceived her as a threat. They are often kept under submission by the fear of revenge by the priests. The book is just ‘okay’. After some years, when she becomes the principle of a college, they try to remove her from the post by falsely accusing her of wrong doings.

In fact, I am sure this happens. Considering I served the Congregation for so long, it didn’t give even a penny for my survival. Penguin India 1 August Language: 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.

A month before, the pension money would have been the Congregation’s. Alert on new comments on this reviews. Oru Kanyaasthreeyude Aatmakadha Malayalam. That apart as a book Amen is an interesting read. The ingenuineness of this review appears doubtful. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. But the book reveals that they too are ordinary humans like us.

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And it’s all written in bad English. The Aen version Amen: She is goodness personified. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Congrats for the Review of the day. Upload Photos Upload photo files with.


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Thank you for rating this Product. Sep 22, Samir Dhond rated it liked it. Don’t have a Kindle? When no period is mentioned, no place is specified and pseudonyms are adopted against real names, the book is wobbling between a fiction and a biography.

In 21st century the problem isn’t just a few “rotten apples” in the catholic community but ” it’s the entire basket”.

You have been loggedin via facebook. She is a socialist who mingles with the lower strata of kitchen nuns freely, she is a liberal who watches movies and makes movies, she is so a,en that she is the only one who stands up against capitation fee, she is the saviour of poor students, she’s so Jesuslike that she always shows the other cheek.

Sex, money autobiogrsphy power struggle — her book, rather her life had all the elements which could make a blockbuster novel or a movie. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The book keeps on reporting incidents after incidents.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. She remains conservative and a supporter of the church, but has left the convent. Sorry Sister Jesme, but I think you should have co-written it with another author. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it.