How did Billy Batson know about the Seven Sins?

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In the movie Shazam! Billy Batson tells Dr. Sivanna the names of all Seven Deadly Sins. He also speaks about the appearance of Envy and other sins.

How did he come to know about the name and character of the sins? When was the knowledge about the sins passed to him as we know that he is not a Superhero geek?


Best Answer

The seven deadly sins have nothing to do with superheroes, they have been talked about in the real world by Christian thinkers since at least the 4th century CE.

They appear in “The Parson’s Tale” in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, which many students are required to read and discuss in schools. That’s just one possible way he might have learned about them.




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How were the seven sins created Shazam?

The origin of the Seven Deadly Sins is unknown. They presumably hailed from an unknown dimension to Earth, and spent centuries corrupting and killing humans. At an unknown point before 1600 B.C., they were imprisoned by an unknown force inside a vault within the territory of Kahndaq.

What are the 7 sins in Shazam?

Just in case you're not sure who we're talking about, they're called the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man and were created by C.C. Beck and Bill Parker, but you might know them better as Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy and Pride\u2014the Seven Deadly Sins.

WHO released the seven deadly sins in Shazam?

In one story King Kull releases them, planning to make Sin bombs and destroy the world along with turning Billy Batson to stone, but he is defeated and the Sins again imprisoned.

What is Shazam true potential?

The powers which Billy and his brother measure out in the film, if utilised to their full potential, make Shazam comparable to Superman. The stamina of Atlas ensures that he is immortal. However, Billy will continue to age at a normal rate.




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