Those who study the Bible in the original languages, however, soon realize that the phrase signifies neither Jesus' divinity nor his role as messiah. Rather it has a couple of different meanings depending upon the context.
Mark Goodacre has put together a short, but excellent podcast looking at seven son of man statements in the gospels. He does a good job at unpacking a difficult topic. It is part of Mark's NT Pod and I think you will learn much from it. I highly recommended it!