Comment: Yeshua apparently is the Jewish name

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Yeshua apparently is the Jewish name

So we should update the bible with Joshua instead of Jesus.. Although back then Yeshua may have said to people who spoke Greek just call me Iesus (Jesus). So the question is was there a Joshua, son of Mary and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon, and stepson of Joseph who claimed to be a prophet. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus#Etymology_of_names
As far as I can tell the contribution of Jesus was a proposal about how to enlarge Judaism to include Gentiles. In Western history I would guess this proposal is notable because it gives rise to a notion of general moral equality, as opposed to favored castes. I think Muslims see Jesus in the vein of someone who reminds people not to be quick to be judgmental.