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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Related Topics Books Indian literature. And no, divorcing him isn’t as easy as divorcing a human husband. But wmen Sister Jesme thinks Jesus chose her to do the needful. It was hard keeping track of which college she was at and who the main sisters were.
Return to Book Page. Also, the events suddenly jump into our face without proper explanation. The only drawback to this book as to why I do not recommend it is the repeated self belief and connection to every event to the will of Christ. Anyways, the book is worth a single quick casual read as not much will stay with you to ponder over after you are finished.
The book must be read for many reasons. And the poor husband, Jesus Christ, looks at the drama from above helplessly and shakes his head in despair. The writing style is very novice and like reading history notes or something. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. 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.
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The lovely messages of Jesus and his sacrifice at the cross cannot be diluted by events like these and we cannot afford to let people lose faith in religious institutions at this critical juncture! But hey, who am I to judge. Hats off to you Sister Jesme.
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A house full of women where everyone is everyone’s mother-in-law and daughter-in-law, the stuff Ekta Kapoor’s dreams are made of. Sister Jesme opens the doors of the church and the convent to show the dirty picture behind the curtains which speak hollow words of chastity, charity, honesty and justness. It is an amazing book with amazing revelations.
The press comes to know about it and they question the congregation. Books – Category Description.
Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme
In India, we want teachers who offer freedom to their pupils and allow them to learn things on their own. The ingenuineness of this review appears doubtful.
The book reveals that like any drug, religion too is insidious. Amen The autobiography of a nun – Sister Ameh. Though, a sensitive piece of writing, at times, Sr Jesme seems to be a little too sensitive about things. It is written in present tensea flashback while she’s on the train as a fugitive, just about to hand over her resignation.
Most suffer from “Delusions of grandeur’ due to undeserving respect they get from poor ignorant religous folks. To justify genuineness of your review kindly attach purchase proof Browse. In a telephone conversation, Sister Jesme is bright and breezy.
There have been a lot of revelations regarding how finances have been misappropriated, how poor and Dalit children have been discriminated against, and how priests have sexually harassed nuns, ladies of the congregation and even children for all of them to be fabrications.
A life of sermonizing and spiritual marketingmajority of them leading a fradulent life unintrested autobioggaphy practising what they preach. The book comes across as honest but slips into research mode at times. A Convent, Hotel California. Though Lord is her only husband, she is compelled to have sexual relations with another nun in the convent. And the poor husband, Jesus Christ, looks a Turning water into whine Blame me for expecting something explosive.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. In Amen sister Jesme comes across as an ordinary woman who has many grudges against amenn people. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. She is sincere about putting her problems that authority seemingly ignores like corruption and homosexuality.
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The politics, the red tapism in institutions such as churches, etc. Then on August 31, she decided to quit the order due to harassment and continue her life of celibacy as a layperson. The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme. Homo-sexuality and illicit affairs prevalent among the people that have vowed their lives in the service of God, the mismanagement of money and power-struggles in the places of piety are things that no layperson will be able to digest.
Books, wanted it in Malayalam.