The Testimony of the Historian James Michener.
james michener speaks about the images of mercy that exist in the prophet's (pbuh) personality by pointing out to the prophet's simplicity (pbuh) , his humanity, his generosity, and his firmness. michener says: “prophet muhammad (pbuh) the inspirational man, who set up the principles of islam, was born in a tribe that worshiped idols. he was an orphan; he loved the poor, the needy, the widows, the orphans, the slaves, and weak people.
prophet muhammad (pbuh) had brought with his great characteristics a revolution in peninsula and in the whole
prophet muhammad respected women and lifted out the constraints of slavery that were chaining them by the cruel mentality of the desert. he (pbuh) called for the social equality, and in the few last days of his life he was asked to be a king or a saint, but he insisted that he was not more than a slave (abed) to allah sent to the whole world as a bearer of glad tidings and a warner."