Exploring seventy incidents that serve as a reminder as to who the Prophet really was: a man of mercy and moral greatness who sought not the praise of this world, but its betterment through his example. To delegitimize the Messenger is to call into question the entire message. During his time, the Makkans called him a poet, a magician, and a madman, among other names. Today, he is insulted with other labels. The question of whether or not he sacrificed his principles in the pursuit of conveying his message successfully is one that requires an in-depth look.