Rachel Hinkley smiles when she hears one of her peers say Jesus is cool.
"I always say, 'Yeah, he is.' It's something I've known for a long time," the Marysville teen said.
But lately it seems the King of the Jews is the King of Cool. Call it a pop culture moment.
He's a hot seller at hip shops such as Journeys, where shirts declare "Jesus is my homeboy." At screensavers.com, scenes from Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ rank No. 3, just after some peaceful waterfalls and the Matrix code, and just before American Idol reject William Hung.