When did the terms Christian and Catholic start being used
Description

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks when in church history did the words "Christian" and "Catholic" start being used. Hear the full Ask Sister episode AS202 at aNunsLife.org. Hosts: Sister Maxine and Sister Shannon.

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About our Guest

Sister Shannon Schrein is a Sylvania Franciscan and currently serves on the Leadership Team. She has a PhD in Systematic Theology and is a former president of the College Theology Society.  

She is the author of Quilting and Braiding: The Feminist Christologies of Sallie McFague  and Elizabeth A. Johnson in Conversation, published by the Liturgical Press, 1998. Sister Shannon is also the editor of God Has Begun a Great Work in Us: Embodied Love in Consecrated Life and Ecclesial Movements, The 2014 Annual Volume of the College Theology Society.  She is a contributor to The Saint Mary’s College Study Bible, 2007.

She has shared her Franciscan way of life and her love of Jesus and the Scriptures with students for more than forty years.