Perhaps an empathy does pertain to biblical application. After all we are "discerners of spirits" - one of the gifts of the Spirit. This is more than the mere "soothsayers" depicted in the old testament. It is a true gift by God. Though, I also am skeptically cautious to accept her article as a Christian perspective. Coming from a New Age view it is hardly without prejudice nor can she be truly objective in her research. Yes it shares research pontificating various theological perspectives of an empath, but seems to lack Godly faith - the very element that makes a Chrisitian. Yet, I also see the unique perspective that we also must acknowledge which refers to a greater perspective and open-mindedness indicative of our unique idiosyncrasies pertaining to the Empath.