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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She portrays it as they didn’t like the fact that she was running the school and trying to fix the corruption and the greed for money, but I couldn’t help but wonder if there were any other reasons. Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now You can switch off notifications anytime using browser settings. Will be displayed Will not be displayed Will be displayed. Reply as a Brand. So pray from your home, don’t fall prey to the middlemen, no matter to which religion you belong.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Kudos to sister Jesme!! It was the local people who took me to the Janaseva Sisubhavan,” she said.
Organized religion is an organized crime, where the weaker sections are exploited. But are all nuns who leave the congregation given such huge settlements? She remains conservative and a supporter of the church, but has left the convent. The book is written well enough to tell its reader that what happens in the closets of the church.
Sister Jesme weighs in on Kerala nuns exploitation, says events inside a convent can’t be fathomed
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 skster transparency and credibility in the transactions of the Church. Yes, cards are printed for her marriage and even a tea party is hosted. Look up sister jesme in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.
Fox News 5 Sep, First posted at http: A life of sermonizing and spiritual marketingmajority of them leading a fradulent life unintrested in practising what they preach.
Appointments with various doctors were being fixed. Good book to know more about life inside convent. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Mary’s Col Revelations about sexual misconduct within the Catholic Church are no longer news. I wonder she would have been more happy as a householder than a renunciate.
I asked the nun if she had been harassed and she said no. In one or two places, it even resembled porn – which I find out of a place in a book of this sort. Her life as a nun and her experiences with the institution of the Catholic Church in Kerala are recounted in her book, Amen – The Autobiography of a Nun Indian Express reviewing the book states that the book ” This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Where most of the books found in South India speak flawlessly of a perfect world where rock solid foundation of Christianity is sparkling and blissful combination of peace and joy, here comes a book that shakes the very foundation to its roots.
The politics, the red tapism in institutions such as churches, etc. Wynn Resorts 5 Sep, Want stories like this in your inbox? Today, Sister Lucy, one of the group of nuns who protested in Kerala, has been barred from communion, social service and teaching. Half way through, I felt as if I was reading a report. Barring a single faltering in the room with a priest. 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.