"The conflict between these two religions would prevent the destruction of the Jews that might have occurred had Rome been permitted to rule the world. Perhaps this Mohammed is fulfilling the prophecy that was given to Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. Steadily the world is coming closer to accepting the teachings of our ______. In destroying idol worship, the Ishmaelites will become great: but Israel will still be persecuted. It will be many years before the other nations recognize the full truth of the Torah. According to our novel Bustenai this was said by Shimon Bar Yochai in 130 CE.