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The [[First Amendment]] to the [[United States Constitution]] guarantees both [[freedom of speech]] and [[freedom of religion]]. Proselytism is legal under both of these provisions, but only to the extent that the potential convert's rights are not infringed upon.
 
The [[First Amendment]] to the [[United States Constitution]] guarantees both [[freedom of speech]] and [[freedom of religion]]. Proselytism is legal under both of these provisions, but only to the extent that the potential convert's rights are not infringed upon.
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== Guides to converting atheists ==
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Various atheists have written descriptions of what it would take to convince them to believe in god(s).  Religious groups also have created such guides.
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From an Atheist perspective:
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* [http://www.ebonmusings.org/atheism/theistguide.html Ebon Musings: The Theist's Guide to Converting Atheists]
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* [http://blog.barrypearson.co.uk/?p=255 Barry's blog: How to convert an atheist]
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* [http://commonsenseatheism.com/?p=2090 Common Sense Atheism: How to Convert Atheists]
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From a Christian perspective:
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* http://www.wikihow.com/Persuade-an-Atheist-to-Become-Christian
  
 
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Proselytizing is the practice of attempting to persuade someone to join a group or adopt a belief. It is used primarily to refer to evangelism, but "deconversion" attempts and nonreligious persuasion (to a political party, say) also fit the definition.

Prominent proselytes

Most Christian groups do missionary work, which generally includes proselytism. Groups particularly noted for proselytizing include:

Legality

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees both freedom of speech and freedom of religion. Proselytism is legal under both of these provisions, but only to the extent that the potential convert's rights are not infringed upon.

Guides to converting atheists

Various atheists have written descriptions of what it would take to convince them to believe in god(s). Religious groups also have created such guides.

From an Atheist perspective:

From a Christian perspective:

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