a man of God

a man of God

  (formal)
a male priest, or a very religious man I don't expect to hear that kind of language from a man of God.
See also: god, man, of
References in classic literature ?
He wanted to be a man of God and a leader among men of God.
Oh, you are a man of God, sir," cried Caderousse; "for no one knew that Edmond had given you this diamond, and you might have kept it.