René Girard (25 Dec. 1923 - 4 Nov. 2015)

The eminent French historian, literary critic, and philosopher René Girard dies at 91. 

Obituary by Cynthia Haven is available on the website of Stanford University where Girard was Andrew B. Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature, and Civilization from 1981 to 1995. 

St. Andrew's Biblical Theological Institute has published Russian translations of Girard's books "Je vois Satan tomber comme l'éclair", "Dostoïevski, du double à l'unité", and "Des choses cachées depuis la fondation du monde" (forthcoming).