Who is not devoted Mr. of the Bomfim, the countless miracles, who is not caught with Oxal, ebs infallible? (LOVED, 1988, p.53). E, Jorge thus Loved, among the lines of the text, goes weaveeing our history and launches light on some of the representations of nation propagated gifts and in the Brazilian society, for its more varied institutions. Critical the social one is present in elapsing of all narrative, in what it says respect to the religion catholic who sultry or would have stressed the exuberncia inventive of one old culture of the people. In this workmanship, they are gifts racist, corrupt and negligent personages who if acortinam in the religiosidade to forge a dirty identity, impregnated in ' ' pecado' '.
Strategies of the author, the religious personages of the Sumio of the Saint, who represent the church catholic, are distinguished as human beings, for times going of meeting to the dogmas of the priesthood. The desvirtuamento of such dogmas can be perceived in Dom Maximiliano, dom ' ' Mimoso' ' , delicate and erudite. It is the director of the Museum of interested main Sacra Art and in unmasking the mystery of the disappearance of the saint. During the plot, he passes of victim suspicious of the presumption the robbery; he initiates yourself, then, the escape to the press and the phone calls of proco of Amaro Saint of the Purificao, that loans to the contrataste the image to it. This event is aluso the truthful facts of the time, where sets of ten of images already had been stolen in churches and museums, many under suspicion of religious of the doctrinal order. A great number of these rarities came to stop at the hands of collectors, here and in other countries, probably to the cost of good ' ' foot of meia' '. The narrator, with malicious gingado, goes desestruturando doctrinal certainties, where the pregao is one, and the attitudes others.