Amen: The Autobiography of a Nun [Sister Jesme] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. On 31 August , Sister Jesme left the. Amen autobiography of Sister Jesme is a thrilling read. Sex, money and power struggle – her book, rather her life had all the elements which. Sister Jesme, 62, left the Congregation of Mother of Carmel (CMC) in Kerala 10 years ago and wrote an autobiography ‘Amen’ that detailed.
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Books have been a source of knowledge for many centuries. They are often kept under submission by the fear of revenge by the priests. But becomes slightly tiring for the reader to go through passages that repeate A very brave and daring attempt by a nun to throw light on the darkest corners of the catholic church. Malayali people Indian Roman Catholic religious sisters and nuns births Living people Women educators from Kerala Educators from Kerala 20th-century Christian nuns.
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Amen: The autobiography of a nun
Thank you for sharing the requirements with us. She herself seems to have been victim to a ‘special love’ with another nun and almost succumbed to the advances of a priest. Tuesday, March 31, – She portrayed it as a smen to get her out of power, but I wish I could see the other side and find out what exactly they were accusing her of. A very brave and daring attempt by a nun to throw light on the darkest corners of the catholic church. It was her way of saying MeToo against the powerful and the patriarchal.
But becomes slightly tiring for the reader to go through passages that repeatedly reaffirm the author’s faith jesmme her religion and God.
The book also talks exclusively about such politics, red tapism. Now onto the point about how entertaining was the book. Though Lord is her only husband, she is compelled to have sexual relations with another nun in the convent. We require whistle-blowers like her in every organization.
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. Homosexuality seems to be a bane many young girls have to silently endure at the nunnery. Turning water into whine Blame me for expecting something explosive.
The topic is interesting, but she writes about the interesting parts in only a few lines and the boring mundane parts in excruciating details. Preview — Amen by Sister Jesme.
Whistleblower Sister Jesme: Kerala nun should throw Rs 12 lakh compensation back at church
But hey, who am I to judge. Thelakkattu has no clear answers sisteer why she was not allowed inside the church after returning from Italy.
Sisher congregation, which is alleged to have thrown her out with her baggage when she sought help, has asked her to return her robes. Foul language Slanderous Inciting hatred against a certain community Others.
Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme
Further, according to Njallani, Sister Anita had met a Bishop in Ernakulam and demanded that the church act on her complaint. If you are intimidated, mentally and physically harassed, how can you find your voice? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Fox News 5 Sep, To view it, click here. If she’s happy now, free from the shackles of the Jezme, good for her.
If you are reading this, please do respond. In 21st century the problem isn’t just a few “rotten apples” in the catholic community but ” it’s the entire basket”. Refresh and try again. Places of worship, regardless of the religion, are places that are run by Human Beings.
She exposes her naked body to a priest and sees his too. May 28, Shashwat Shriparv rated it really liked it.
Mary’s College in TrichurKerala in Fearing attack by fanatics, my friends and students brought salwar kameezes for me to wear. Sister Jesme has a doctorate in English Literature.
Church should not function like it used to be in 7the century There is atleast one book written on every single topic under the sun. After some years, when she becomes the principle of a college, they try to remove her jrsme the post by falsely accusing her of wrong doings.