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. 31 Mar Whistleblower Sister Jesme: Kerala nun should throw Rs 12 lakh She has even penned a book called “Amen” based on her experiences.

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Sister Jesme was very outspoken on various issues such as donations among others which led to some of the senior sisters turning against her.

Whistleblower Sister Jesme: Kerala nun should throw Rs 12 lakh compensation back at church

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 amne priests.

But the book cannot be brushed away completely. Would you like us to take another look at this review?

We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Aug 24, Libin Jacob rated it liked it.

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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. Amen has its moments no doubt especially where sr Jesme 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 The rot inside the church runs deep.


With so many magazines and tabloids making mincemeat of the Church in Kerala over such allegations as well as recurring suicides of the nuns, it takes a lot for the people concerned to come clean and bring up transparency and credibility in the transactions of the Church.

Thanks to the vow of obedience, the nuns are not emancipated women. They ask for donations and many sisters harbor petty jealousies against other sisters. However her conversation with Jesus seems a little ‘haywire’ if not totally irrational.

More than 63 priests in Kerala face criminal cases.

Actions that bring disrepute to him, shouldn’t be generalized to to others having something in common with them. Thanks for an honest review. Who has spoken about sexual harassment? This was nothing more than the long rant of a disgruntled employee. I enjoyed reading this and getting a different perspective, it was very interesting to read sisteer the workings of the convent a I like this. Did you hire out a developer to create your theme?

All the ills of the contemporary world are likely to creep into the church too. By this way aken sex can be avoided. Buy the eBook Price: Finally, she has enough and leaves the Congregation and goes into hiding.

She seems like a nice lady, but she should never be allowed to write a book ever again. Lists with Jemse Book. Nov 27, Neer rated it it was ok. The only difference between her and us is that she is a nun.


A person’s religious identity doesn’t link him to everyone sharing that identity. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, siser any of our reviewer’s personal information. It always makes me sad to see a book about an important subject with writing so bad it makes it hard to go through.

There are many people who get sucked in, but there are very few who finally find their way out. Review on Amen The autobiography of a nun – Sister Jesme.

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To view it, click here. And when one starts suspecting that, the efficacy and veracity of the memoir falls by the wayside. 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!

She is goodness personified. Back to square one June