Sister Jesme, born , is an academic from Kerala, India. She resigned from her post as Principal of St. Mary’s College in Trichur, Kerala in She was a. 14 Nov Sister Jesme on why she wrote that controversial book Amen. 10 Oct Amen autobiography of Sister Jesme is a thrilling read. Sex, money and power struggle – her book, rather her life had all the elements which.

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‘My story had to be told’

Lot of improvement is jeeme here. And another suicide Six months later, on February 11,Sister Josephine who lived in the The Daughters of Mary convent, in the Syro-Malankara archdiocese in Thiruvananthapuram, committed suicide.

Views Read Edit View history. Aug 27, Anupama Ma rated it liked it. 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 sisterr.

After joining the Church as a nun, she realizes that things are not like she thought they would be. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most join the order in young age due to family compulsions or ignorance. This is not to say that I disbelieve what she has to say about the misdeeds within the church.


We obok whistle-blowers like her in every organization.

It would be very difficult to ignore them. Read the news and Sistet the reviews. The authorities repeated attempts to have her declared insane, she says, left her no other option. On the front cover of AMEN atleast in the one I have you notice a line on the top, it starts with the words, ‘a taboo breaking Applaud her for her courage of conviction and confidence.

Honestly ameb was boring. As a nun, seven years later, she felt distressed at the many ills growing inside the convent and being forced to remain silent about them. But have 3 stars for author’s boldness for writing this book!! You have been loggedin via facebook.

‘My story had to be told’ – The Hindu

Click here to know more. A case of rape and abduction was registered against the priest.

She also jssme us that corruption is very common in schools and colleges run by the church. She exposed them to classic films believing that aesthetics enhances spirituality.


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After all, were only getting one side of the story. They perceived her as a threat.

biok See all 9 reviews. As a nun seven years later she felt distressed at the many ills growing inside the convent and being forced to remain silent about them.

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Amen: The autobiography of a nun

Barring a single faltering in the room with a priest. There are many people who get sucked in, but there are very few who finally find their way out. Refresh and try again.