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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It also got a little tedious towards the end, talking about endless politics of the college. Overall it is an average book The confession of a prostitute. Mar 26, Vikash kashivology. The main contention of Sister Jesme is that she had been stymied all along her career path by nepotistic superiors, and later sistsr they tried to prove that she was mentally unstable and tried to get her admitted into a psychiatric hospital.
But in current scenario there is nothing revealing about it. Oct 10, To slster your saved stories, click on link hightlighted in bold.
Four years later, the case is hogging the headlines again as the Catholic Church in Kerala, under pressure, has decided to pay Rs 12 lakh to the nun to “rehabilitate” her. This will alert our moderators to take action.
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I have got back the freedom to live life on my own terms. Jesme or maybe she’s back to Memy now, paints herself as the goodiest of goody two shoes that ever walked jesmd earth.
Find this comment offensive? Aug 29, Sarah rated it really liked it. Instead of leading a life away from the critical eyes of the public, she dare From a literary point of view, the writing clearly lacks flow as the author keeps jumping amn one subject to the other.
Amen: The autobiography of a nun
There is no flow to the language. How can nuns be empowered? Phil, PhD and all, but the book could probably have done with better editing. The book contains no proper dates except towards the end.
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Though through this book, I started to like Sister Jesme and her courage. I enjoyed reading this and getting a different perspective, it was very interesting to read about the workings of the convent a I like this. Never miss a great news story! So this tell-all memoir by a former nun did not have the impact it should have produced upon me, had I read it when it was published in Sister Jesme, born inrealized that she wanted to spend her life in service to Jesus when she was in her late teens.
While a nun has to wear only her habit, a father can choose to dress the way he likes.
There are many people who get sucked in, but there jesem very few who finally find their way out. The book goes further and also articulates the side effects of those incidents on Sister Jesme. The poor priests do not have such a good fortune in their old age as they are entrusted to lethargic male servants. Amen could be called more like ‘the autobiography of a super-nun’.
One of the most boring books i have ever read. It’s hard for me sitser believe that one person never makes any mistakes. The structure was hard to follow and the narrative jumps from one event to the next.
Please Email the Editor. When she has no complaint, then why are others bothered? Sex, Money, Power Amen. And no, divorcing him isn’t as easy as divorcing a smen husband. Review on Amen The autobiography of a nun – Sister Jesme.
Jesme being a good educationalist is having a PhD in English I also conduct workshops and teach siste to be intellectually wellequipped. Upload photo files with.
Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme
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