Relics of the crucifixion

How can a believer venerate the relics of Jesus Christ when, having risen from the dead, he has left no relics behind?
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William J. Hamblin is Professor of History at Brigham Young University,
 specializing in the ancient and medieval Near East. His first novel The Book of Malchus, (co-
authored with Neil Newell) was published in 2010.