I am very leary of reading any “Catholic” books that don’t have a nihil obstat or imprimatur for fear of being lead astray or into error. I was away from the Church for 20+ years for that same reason. I have some books that have “with ecclesiastical approval”; what is that and does that make it error-free? Also some books have both the nhil obstat and the imprimatur and some have only one or the other. Just exactly what do these terms mean and what are the rules for books to have one or the other or both?
Also, is the book “Jesus Christ, Catholic” a good book or a dangerous one?