Umar on Jahiliyyah: Islam is undone if people do not know ignorance

Ibn Taymiyyah reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, the bonds of Islam will undone, one by one, only if there arise people in Islam who never knew the time of ignorance.”

Source: Majmū’ al-Fatāwá 15/54

عن ابن تيمية قَالَ عُمَرُ بْنُ الْخَطَّابِ رضي الله عنه إنَّمَا تُنْقَضُ عُرَى الْإِسْلَامِ عُرْوَةً عُرْوَةً إذَا نَشَأَ فِي الْإِسْلَامِ مَنْ لَمْ يَعْرِفْ الْجَاهِلِيَّةَ

15/54 مجموع فتاوى ابن تيمية التفسير تفسير سورة هود