Sister Jesme, born , is an academic from Kerala, India. She resigned from her post as of a Nun, Indian Express reviewing the book states that the book ” details the humiliation, “Amen: The autobiography of a nun by Sister Jesme”. 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 on why she wrote that controversial book Amen.

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And it’s all written in bad English. Sister Jesme was very outspoken on various issues such as donations among others which led to some of the senior sisters turning against her. The age old sisters are looked after with jesmd love and affection by the younger ones. Eister next year, she brought out this memoir, laying bare the favouritism, financial misappropriations and harassment sexual and otherwise happening within the organisation.

Further, according to Njallani, Sister Anita had met a Bishop in Ernakulam and demanded that the church act on her complaint.

She exposed them to classic films believing that aesthetics enhances spirituality. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? People are obsessed with sex and the word sex, so someone made up this story.


The church bookk like a huge stone wall, there are some hands thumping on it asking for justice, but that will not damage the wall.

By this way forced sex can jjesme avoided. The structure was hard to follow and the narrative jumps from one event to the next. Writer moves from one incident to the other without any conclusion. With the Congregation not ready to answer her searching questions, Sister Jesme had to make a break.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. We require whistle-blowers like her in every organization. If she’s happy now, free from the shackles of the Convent, good for her. Read the news and Google the reviews.


Nuns generally carry an impression of being benign, loving and serving the society self-lessly. Image size per photo cannot exceed 10 MB. The same is evident from the facts revealed in the book that out of every 10 nuns one is mentally disturbed. Preview — Amen by Sister Jesme. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

As a saying goes, if there’s a devil residing in the roof of every normal household, there’s a devil residing in each rafter in a convent. Some of the accusations that she makes are threatening the very foundation of the Church in Kerala.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here But becomes slightly tiring for the reader to go through passages that repeatedly reaffirm the author’s faith in her religion and God. Also, she has adopted the use of modified names rather than the original names of the people involved.