The guiding principle of life after death for Christians is that Heaven is seen as a reward for those who have been faithful. Teachings are interpreted in the following ways:
Most Christians reject the idea of reincarnation. For Christians, God makes each individual unique and he loves them as they are. This unique individual is made up of body and soul. When this earthly life is over, this person will continue into eternal life, not come back to this Earth in a different body.